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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.

Ultrasound Beneficial for Diagnosing Pure Clear Cell Carcinoma of the Ovary

In a multicenter study, researchers used high-quality ultrasound imaging to identify characteristics of pure ovarian clear cell carcinoma.

Higher Risk of In Situ Breast CA, Ovarian Tumors With Fertility Treatment

No increased risk of corpus uteri, invasive breast cancer for women undergoing assisted reproduction.

Quality of Life Maintained With Niraparib for Ovarian Cancer

The ENGOT-OV16/NOVA trial showed improvements in progression-free survival in patients with ovarian cancer with and without the germline BRCA mutation.

Aspirin, Non-Aspirin NSAID Use May Improve Survival Outcomes in Ovarian Cancer

Previous studies have suggested that analgesic medicine use may have a protective effect for patients with ovarian cancer.

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Case Study: Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath in a Patient with Colorectal Cancer

Case Study: Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath in a Patient with Colorectal Cancer

A 64-year-old woman who was recently diagnosed with colorectal cancer is brought to the emergency department with substernal chest pain and shortness of breath.

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.

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