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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Dysphagia

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

Dysphagia is the nonpainful difficulty in swallowing. It is most probably experienced at the same level as the lesion or above it.

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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