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Excessive Alcohol Use Found to Speed Up Cellular Aging

June 26, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. DNA research reveals alcoholics have shorter telomeres Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

AACR: Regular Aspirin Use Linked to Lower Cancer Mortality

April 03, 2017 Regular aspirin use linked to lower risk of dying from cancer, especially colorectal, breast, prostate cancer

New or Worsening T2DM Could Indicate Pancreatic Cancer

February 01, 2017 Type 2 diabetes could be the first sign of hidden pancreatic cancer, researchers say

Breath Test to Detect Esophageal, Gastric Cancers May Be Feasible

February 01, 2017 Test could reduce the number of unnecessary endoscopies, researcher says

ASCO: Moderate Activity Tied to Longer Survival in Advanced CRC

January 18, 2017 Patients only appeared to derive benefit from moderate -- not vigorous -- activity

AHA: Proton Pump Inhibitors Tied to Ischemic Stroke Risk

November 16, 2016 Researchers concerned about high doses of meds like esomeprazole and omeprazole

ACG: Vegetarian Diets May Not Be Significantly Heart Healthier

October 19, 2016 Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk

Some Cancer Center Staff Uncertain of Services Offered

September 20, 2016 'Mystery shopper' study shows one in 10 facilities provided misinformation on palliative care services

Early Palliative Care Ups QOL for Terminal Cancer Patients

September 09, 2016 Early care also increases chances of having end-of-life discussions

Statins Could Help Boost Survival Among Cancer Patients

July 12, 2016 Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

Health Care Workers’ Gloves Strong Source of Contamination

June 27, 2016 Clear evidence that gloves of health care workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria

ASCO: IMAB362 Can Lengthen Lives of Gastric Cancer Patients

June 06, 2016 Patients with advanced disease lived longer when they received this targeted treatment

DDW: Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Up in Younger People

May 25, 2016 Incidence up 11.4 percent in 10 years among Americans younger than 50

DDW: New Ingestible Balloon System May Help Fight Obesity

May 24, 2016 Patients using the device lost 6.8 percent of their weight after six months

DDW: Eating Some Solid Foods May Be OK Before Colonoscopy

May 24, 2016 Low-residue diet leads to improved bowel prep, more rested patients

DDW: Fecal Transplant Might Help Relieve Symptoms of Colitis

May 24, 2016 Fecal microbiota transplantation found to improve symptoms in treatment-resistant patients