Stomach cancer: Indigestion and acid reflux symptoms could be warning signs
STOMACH cancer: With the Christmas season upon us, so is the start of overindulgence. It's normal for a person to feel slight discomfort after a particular meal or drink, however large levels of discomfort which persists and causes acid reflux could spell something far more dangerous. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UC Santa Cruz teams up, pools data to fight stomach cancer
(University of California - Santa Cruz) The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute is teaming up with the patient advocacy nonprofit No Stomach For Cancer to release a web portal designed to help researchers identify individuals at risk of heritable stomach cancers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What are Potential Problems Associated with Helicobacter pylori?
Discussion Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a microaerophilis, spiral bacterium that is a prevalent human pathogen. How this infection affects individuals is different in adults and children. Overall seroprevalence rate in children world-wide was estimated to be ~33%, but this seroprevalence rate is decreasing in the developed world for both adults and children. It is acquired in childhood and can persist through colonization throughout life if untreated. Fortunately, it often is asymptomatic and generally does not cause serious disease in children. Some serotyping data shows that within families children acquire it more...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 23, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Mesothelioma Surgery with Organ Removal Extends Survival
Removing major organs to achieve a more complete cancer resection did not increase severe complications or hinder survival benefits of aggressive surgery for patients with peritoneal mesothelioma, according to a recent report. The increased complexity of organ resection surgery will not adversely affect long-term outcomes, according to the multicenter study published in Annals of Surgical Oncology. By comparison, an incomplete cytoreduction that can spare the organs is associated with increased mortality and shorter overall survival. The study, which involved 174 patients across 12 specialty centers within the U.S., accent...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 17, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Stomach Cancer Notorious Disease
[Zimbabwe Standard] Many people are dying from cancers unnoticed in this world. The rural populace is one that is at a disadvantage in making early diagnosis because of lack of medical investigations like scans. Those who seek remedy from traditional healers will be told all sorts of stories yet the cancer will be spreading. Last week, we lost one of our greatest actors, Lazarus Boora, aka Gringo, to the notorious cancer of the stomach. Rest in peace, the Mayor of Rukweza. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sussex research points to new effective breast cancer treatment
(Diamond Light Source) An international five-year study led by scientists at the University of Sussex has provided strong evidence for an effective new target for breast cancer treatment. The study, The structure-function relationship of oncogenic LMTK3 being published in Science Advances, involved researchers from seven institutions across three countries including the UKs Diamond Light Source. It suggests LMTK3 inhibitors could be effectively used for treatment of breast cancer, and potentially other types of cancer such as lung, stomach, thyroid and bladder cancer patients (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Immunotherapy may work better in stomach cancer when combined with chemo, given earlier
(Columbia University Irving Medical Center) Immunotherapy, often ineffective against stomach cancer, was more effective when combined with chemotherapy and given earlier, finds a new study in mice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Oesophageal cancer symptoms: Prolonged indigestion could be a sign of the deadly disease
OESOPHAGEAL cancer occurs when abnormal cells multiply uncontrollably in the food pipe . This is the passageway between the mouth to the stomach. Prolonged indigestion could be a sign of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PFUA Intake and Head and Neck and Gastric Cancer Incidence PFUA Intake and Head and Neck and Gastric Cancer Incidence
Can dietary intake of dietary long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid protect against head and neck or upper GI cancers?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Advances in the Treatment of Gastric Cancer Advances in the Treatment of Gastric Cancer
This article provides an updated review on the surgical and adjuvant management of cancers of the stomach and esophagogastric junction.Current Opinion in Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: The main sign to spot warning your bloating may be cancer
STOMACH bloating is a condition most don't need to worry about, and symptoms often subside after some time. However, sometimes bloating could be an early sign of something far more sinister. How can you tell if your bloating may be a warning sign of cancer? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cutting cancer off at the head
(Osaka City University) Using a 2 ml blood sample from 100 gastric cancer patients, researchers succeeded in identifying cancer cells circulating in the bloodstream and trace them back to their origin tumor by detecting an overexpression of fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR2) in both the cancer cells and the tumor. This new diagnostic method may allow for real-time detection of the growth patterns of the cancer, leading to quicker and more accurate preventative action -- essentially cutting the cancer`s potential metastasizing off at the head. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UArizona Health Sciences researchers find biomarker that can appear before stomach cancer
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) A microRNA that can be found in a blood sample may make it easier to detect gastric cancer and could lead to improved treatment for the disease and others like it that are resistant to common immunotherapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What colour is your poo? The hidden sign of bowel cancer in the toilet
BOWEL cancer symptoms include weight loss, stomach pain, and feeling very tired for no obvious reason. But you could also be at risk of the disease if you notice a change to your toilet habit. This is how the color of your poo could explain your risk of bowel cancer. What colour are your stools? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experiencing bloating for this period of time could indicate cancer - what to look for
STOMACH bloating can be an inconvenience but it is not usually a cause for concern. Persistent bloating can be serious, however. What is the length of time that spells concern and what could be the cause? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news