Eating Red Meat May Up Colorectal Cancer Risk in Black Women
Intake of unprocessed red meat associated with 33 percent increased risk for colorectal cancer per 100 g/day in Black women (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 3, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

At-Home Colorectal Cancer Testing and Follow-Up Vary by Ethnicity At-Home Colorectal Cancer Testing and Follow-Up Vary by Ethnicity
Researchers examined disparities by patient ethnicity in colorectal cancer test ordering by physicians and follow-up colonoscopy rates.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 3, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Survival Bump With EGFR Inhibitor for KRAS Wild-Type Pancreatic Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- CHICAGO -- Adding an EGFR inhibitor to chemotherapy significantly improved overall survival (OS) in advanced KRAS wild-type pancreatic cancer, a randomized trial showed. Median OS improved from 8.5 months with gemcitabine... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 3, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Weight Loss Surgery Is Linked to a Dramatic Drop in Cancer Risk: Study
Obesity is linked to a number of health issues, including Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, liver problems, and joint disorders. But many people might not know that the condition is also closely tied to cancer. In a study published in JAMA, researchers provide the strongest evidence yet supporting the link between obesity and cancer, and the benefits of weight-loss surgery in lowering the risk of developing or dying from cancer. The trial involved more than 30,000 patients with obesity: some of whom had bariatric surgery for weight loss, and some who served as non-surgical controls and received standard care fo...
Source: TIME: Health - June 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Phase 3 SHINE Results Show IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib)-Based Combination Regimen Significantly Reduced the Risk of Disease Progression or Death in Older Patients with Newly Diagnosed Mantle Cell Lymphoma
This study is one of the largest clinical trials ever conducted in first-line MCL and the first for a Bruton’s tyrosine kinase inhibitor (BTKi).[1] The data are being presented in an oral session and featured in a press briefing during the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, and were published in The New England Journal of Medicine today. The data will also be presented as an oral presentation at the 2022 European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Congress. MCL is a type of aggressive, rare non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that is incurable and difficult to treat.[2] It commonly affects people o...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Liver Transplanted After 3 Days Outside Body Liver Transplanted After 3 Days Outside Body
The perfusion machine simulated functions of the human body, including blood flow, hormone and nutrient supply, and even the ebb and flow of breathing.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 3, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

AI Shows Promise in Predicting Optimal Margin Width for CRC Liver Mets
(MedPage Today) -- Use of an artificial intelligence (AI)-based technique known as optimal policy trees (OPT) provided a potential solution to the ongoing debate surrounding the optimal margin width for patients with resectable colorectal cancer... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 2, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Dogs Can Be Protective, Even Against Crohn's Disease Dogs Can Be Protective, Even Against Crohn's Disease
Researchers assessed environmental factors associated with greater risk for developing Crohn ' s disease, validating their results with a gut check.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 2, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Digestive Disease Week, May 21-24
Digestive Disease Week, the annual meeting sponsored by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 2, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Her First Colonoscopy Cost Her $0. Her Second Cost $2185. Why? Her First Colonoscopy Cost Her $0. Her Second Cost $2185. Why?
The Affordable Care Act made preventive healthcare free of charge to patients without cost sharing. But there is wiggle room about when a procedure was done for screening, vs for a diagnosis.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 2, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

More Than 1 in 4 Canadian Adults Live With Obesity More Than 1 in 4 Canadian Adults Live With Obesity
Obesity has substantially increased in prevalence across all age groups, genders, and Canadian provinces and territories since 2005.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

WHO: 650 Unusual Kids' Hepatitis Cases; Liver Cancer and DAAs; Shingles Risk in UC
(MedPage Today) -- The World Health Organization announced that 650 cases of the unexplained severe acute hepatitis in children have been reported across 33 nations. Meanwhile, the New York Times profiled one of the 180 U.S. cases -- Liviah... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 2, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

T-Cell Receptor Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Pancreatic Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- A novel T-cell receptor (TCR) gene therapy may be effective in treating patients with pancreatic cancer and other cancers that express the KRAS G12D mutation, researchers have found. Their case study -- published in the New... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 2, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Sex-Adjusted Liver Allocation Scoring Tool Would Improve Transplant Equity Sex-Adjusted Liver Allocation Scoring Tool Would Improve Transplant Equity
Females on the liver transplant waiting list are disadvantaged by the sodium-adjusted Model for End-stage Liver Disease score (MELDNa) currently employed to guide allocation decisions, but a sex-adjusted MELDNa score would help address the inequity and decrease mortality for both sexes, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 1, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Liver Preserved for 3 Days With Machine Perfusion Successfully Transplanted
(MedPage Today) -- A patient who underwent transplant with a liver that was preserved for 3 days outside of the body using warm machine perfusion was healthy and leading a normal life at 1 year, according to researchers from Switzerland. The recipient... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 1, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news