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Follow-Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors

February 16, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. Many young adult cancer survivors do not follow up properly, independent of disease type or insurance Read article


ACG: Diphenhydramine Ups Sedation in Chronic Opioid Users

October 16, 2017 Improvement in sedation scores for patients using chronic opioids scheduled to undergo colonoscopy

ACG: Burnout Reported by About Half of Gastroenterologists

October 16, 2017 Factors associated with burnout include female sex, spending more hours on domestic chores, child care

ACG: Defecation Posture Modification Device Beneficial

October 16, 2017 Significant reductions in bowel movement duration, straining patterns and increase in bowel emptiness

ACG: Fecal Transplant Safe in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

October 16, 2017 Fecal microbiota transplantation seems safe, increases microbial diversity, may improve ALP

Mexican-Americans Have Increased Risk for Liver Disease

September 25, 2017 Less likely to have hepatitis B, C virus, but more likely to be obese, have diabetes, be heavy drinkers

CRC Tumor Cells Exposed to Gut Bacteria Express Chemokines

September 06, 2017 Antibiotic treatment of orthotopic tumor-bearing mice reduced chemokine expression levels

Excessive Alcohol Use Found to Speed Up Cellular Aging

June 26, 2017 DNA research reveals alcoholics have shorter telomeres

ASCO: Capecitabine May Extend Survival in Biliary Tract Cancer

May 19, 2017 Survival benefit seen in those given capecitabine versus surgery alone

ASCO: Nut Consumption Ups Survival in Stage III Colon Cancer

May 18, 2017 Survival benefits also seen with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say

DDW: Bariatric Balloon Capsule Shows Promise for Weight Loss

May 09, 2017 New capsule requires no endoscope; balloon is deflated, then excreted naturally

DDW: Autonomously-Controlled ‘Capsule Robot’ Can Explore Colon

May 09, 2017 Tiny, magnet-guided device might someday replace colonoscopy, researchers say

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