Will an Aspirin a Day Keep HBV-Related Liver Cancer Away? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Daily aspirin tied to 29% risk reduction of hepatocellular carcinoma in viral hepatitis. (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 22, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

HBV-Related Liver Cancer and the Role of Aspirin
(MedPage Today) -- Daily dose tied to 29% lower risk of developing common hepatitis B complications (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 18, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

' Encouraging Activity' for Dual Anti-HER2 Tx in HER2+, KRAS Wild-Type MCRC (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- MyPathway data support use in heavily pretreated HER2-amplified metastatic colorectal cancer (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 17, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

44-Gene Assay Predicts Response, Survival in Esophageal Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- DNA-damaging immune response in tumors correlates with neoadjuvant therapy efficacy, will aid personalized treatment (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 15, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Disparities by ZIP Code; Most Favor E-Cig Control; Undiagnosed Cancer in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 14, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Assay Predicts Response, Survival in Esophageal Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Tumor positivity to DNA-damaging neoadjuvant therapy could hone patient treatment (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 12, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Dual Anti-HER2 Tx Shows Benefit in Advanced CRC
(MedPage Today) -- Strategy yielded a 40% response rate in KRAS wild-type, HER2-amplified disease (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 12, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Celiac Disease Risk Tied to Antibiotics Before Age 1 (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- National registry study demonstrates clear association; causal direction uncertain (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 12, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

HCV Re-Infections Common Among Men With HIV
(MedPage Today) -- Retreatment of these cases may help curb co-infection epidemic (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 8, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Treatment of HCV in Pregnancy Clears Virus
(MedPage Today) -- Both mothers and infants do well in pilot study (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 8, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Using AI to Identify NASH: Gastro Endo News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the hepatitis-cancer connection (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 7, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Mutations May Help Target Pancreatic Cancer Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Gene alterations could make tumors vulnerable to agents used for other cancers (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 6, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Upswing of Syphilis in Women With HIV
(MedPage Today) -- IV drug use and hep C infection could guide screening recommendations (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 6, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Study: Adenomas Tend to Be Missed With Colonoscopy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis finds high miss rates for advanced and flat adenomas, serrated polyps (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 5, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

New Ulcerative Colitis Guidelines Address Growing Complexity
(MedPage Today) -- Last ACG recommendations came out a decade ago, when physicians had fewer tools and treatment options (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 4, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Slow Medicine: Why Are We Lukewarm About PPIs in the ICU?
(MedPage Today) -- Let's look at the research (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 4, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

PROs Lower in NASH Patients with Advanced Fibrosis in STELLAR Trials (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment should focus on improving not only clinical outcomes but also symptom relief and quality of life, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 2, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Lupus and the Microbiome
(MedPage Today) -- New study finds gut bacteria may drive disease activity (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 2, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

One-Time FIT Offers Acceptable CRC Detection (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But sensitivity of one-time fecal immunochemical tests low for advanced adenomas (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 28, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

One-Time FIT Adequately Detects CRC but Not Advanced Adenomas
(MedPage Today) -- Accuracy depends on varying test thresholds for positive result (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 25, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

High-Fat Diets Linked With Changes in Gut
(MedPage Today) -- Significant changes in gut microbiota, fecal metabolic profiles with higher fat diets (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 22, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

PRO Study: NASH Tx Should Also Focus on Improved QOL
(MedPage Today) -- Advanced fibrosis tied negatively to multiple patient-reported outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 20, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Screen for Colon Cancer at 45?
(MedPage Today) -- Peter Ubel, MD, explains why this might not be advantageous (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 20, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Abundant T Cell Clones in Smokers Tied to Crohn's Recurrence
(MedPage Today) -- Smokers with T cell-driven pathogenesis may benefit from targeted therapy (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 15, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

HCV Eradication Tied to Lower Risks of Premature Death and Liver Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- " Best evidence to date " backs direct-acting antivirals in all hepatitis C patients (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 13, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Social, Community Support May Help Kids With IBD
(MedPage Today) -- Fewer psychosocial barriers for pediatric patients and caregivers with greater community support (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 12, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Preventive Care Gets Short Shrift in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Vaccines, skin cancer, mental health not often discussed at visits (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 12, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

IBD Management: Where Are the Knowledge Gaps?
(MedPage Today) -- Survey-based study pinpoints areas where clinicians say they need more education (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 12, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Hep C Antivirals Tied to Lower Mortality and Cancer Risk
(MedPage Today) -- 52% drop in all-cause mortality, 34% drop in hepatocellular carcinoma cases (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 11, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

More Data Tie Prolonged Sitting to Higher CRC Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Women watching TV for more than 1 hour per day at higher risk for early-onset disease (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 11, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Patients Describe Problems Accessing IBD Care
(MedPage Today) -- System delays and communication issues are common frustrations (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 8, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

No Benefit With Ramucirumab in First-Line Gastric Cancer Tx (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Unlike phase II results, no benefit seen in progression-free or overall survival (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 8, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Lower Anesthesia May Not Reduce Post-Op Delirium
(MedPage Today) -- But intraoperative EEG monitoring tied to lower 30-day mortality (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 6, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Resection in Crohn's More Cost-Effective Than Infliximab
(MedPage Today) -- More QALYs gained and 1-year health costs were $10,000 less in European study (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 5, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

ISET: Glue Works When Coils Fail
(MedPage Today) -- Off-label cyanoacrylate fills in the gaps in difficult endoleaks (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 2, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Surgery Best for First Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction
(MedPage Today) -- Current non-operative approach worse for long-term outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 1, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Collagen Signature Helps Predict Lymph Node Status in Early Gastric Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Prediction model determines surgical course (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 30, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Case Report: What Caused Acute Left-Side Abdominal Pain in a Healthy Young Man?
(MedPage Today) -- Elevated C-reactive protein may be a clue (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 28, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Whipple Procedure Linked to More Deadly Complications
(MedPage Today) -- Also, no reduction in recovery or hospitalization time versus open pancreatoduodenectomy (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 26, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Obesity Linked to Poor Outcomes in UC: Gastro Endo News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, does the field of gastroenterology lack diversity? (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 24, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Video Better Captures Key Details in Colon Ca Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Traditional operative notes captured only half of important operative details (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 23, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Death Risk Rises With No Colonoscopy After Stage I CRC
(MedPage Today) -- Three-fold increase, but is colonoscopy the driver? (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 22, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

ALD Leading Cause of U.S. Liver Transplants
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers report less HCV infection and looser stance on pre-transplant sobriety (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 22, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Mixed Results with Immune Tx in Advanced, Refractory Colon Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Overall survival gains were modest to none in different stages of CRC (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 20, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Metastatic Gastric Ca Treatments Show Mixed Results
(MedPage Today) -- FTD/TPI effective, but mFOLFOX plus biologic didn't improve survival (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 20, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Inflammation Control Paramount in Pregnant IBD Patients
(MedPage Today) -- New AGA guidelines emphasize that most IBD medications are safe in pregnancy and lactation (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 20, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

' Incredibly Impressive' Activity in Biliary Ca with Combo Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Responses in about 40% of patients with BRAF/MEK inhibitor pairing (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 20, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

No Benefit Signal with Immunotherapy for NETs
(MedPage Today) -- Low response rate with pembrolizumab in previously treated tumors (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 19, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

A Win for Adjuvant Anti-PD-1 Drug in Esophageal Ca
(MedPage Today) -- One-year relapse-free survival of 79% in small study (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 19, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

A Win for Adjuvant Anti-PD-L1 Drug in Esophageal Ca
(MedPage Today) -- One-year relapse-free survival of 79% in small study (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 18, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news