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Proton Pump Inhibitor Treatment and Aspirin Improve Outcomes in Barrett Esophagus

Proton Pump Inhibitor Treatment and Aspirin Improve Outcomes in Barrett Esophagus

High-dose esomeprazole taken in combination with aspirin may safely and effectively improve outcomes in patients with Barrett esophagus.

Majority of Patients With Liver Metastases From Colorectal Cancer Eligible for Laparoscopy

In high-volume centers, patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer may often be eligible for minimally invasive liver surgery via laparoscopy, thereby reducing potential morbidity risks associated with open surgery.

TGFB1 Mutation Ups Radiation-Induced Breast Fibrosis Risk

C-509T allele and postoperative cosmetic surgery significantly linked to breast fibrosis risk.

Opinion

Soft tissue sarcoma of the thigh in an adolescent male

A young boy's complaint of a tender mass on his left thigh is diagnosed as osteosarcoma.

Transurethral resection of bladder tumor

A transurethral resection of bladder tumor allows examination and determination of histology, depth of invasion, and involvement beyond the bladder.

Are prostate biopsies linked to the spread of cancerous cells?

Cases of prostate biopsies resulting in the spread of cancerous cells are rare.

Clinical Features

Breast cancer screening: a review of current mammography guidelines

Breast cancer screening: a review of current mammography guidelines

Consensus regarding mammography screening varies, and conflicting guidelines from medical organizations can cause confusion for patients and providers.

An unusual pelvic mass in a 43-year-old woman

An unusual pelvic mass in a 43-year-old woman

A woman who is in generally good health presents with a visibly enlarged abdomen with left-sided dominance and increased pelvic pressure that had worsened.

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