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Bill: Esophageal Cancer

Bill Hadovski’s can-do spirit continually impressed his care team at Smilow Cancer Hospital. He credits his wife Johann and the experts at Smilow for giving him the confi dence to focus on the positive throughout his treatment.

Dark Chemical Matter and Colon Cancer

Seven years ago, Jason Crawford, PhD, began chasing a ghost: A bacterial toxin named colibactin.

Ting: Liver Cyst

An ultrasound detected that Ting not only had bladder stones, but a cyst in her bile duct. She consulted with a general surgeon, who said that her cyst was very unusual and that she would be better served by a liver specialist at Yale.

Jean: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor

A simple blood test found that Jean's CA 19-9 levels were very high, indicating there might possibly be a chance that she had cancer cells in her body.

New Insights into Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer remains one of the most deadly cancers, with a 5 year survival rate of less than 10 percent. Part of the explanation is that the disease rarely shows early symptoms, and there is no reliable way to detect its initial stages.

Striving to Improve Outcomes in Colon Cancer

After a patient is diagnosed with colon cancer, do diet and lifestyle continue to matter in terms of a patient’s recovery, survival, and the chances of cancer recurrence?

Paul Varsanik: Esophageal Cancer

The use of trimodality treatment for patients with esophageal cancer has been shown to increase survival and offer the potential for long-term cure.

A Surprising Defense Against Pancreatic Cancer

A study published recently by Harvey Risch, MD, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, and several colleagues, signals a promising, inexpensive possibility for changing the numbers for pancreatic cancer: aspirin.

Robert: Esophageal Cancer Survivor

An endoscopy revealed Robert had a large tumor that had migrated to his surrounding lymph nodes and was too large to remove.

Smilow Shares Greenwich: Understanding Colorectal Cancer - Screening and Treatment Advances

March 23, 2021 | Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in GreenwichPresentations by: Pamela Kunz, MD - Director of the Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers Xavier Llor, MD, PhD - Director, Screening & Prevention Program Peter McWhorter, MD - Colorectal Surgeon D. Barry Boyd, MD - Medical Oncology M. Sung Lee, MD - Medical Oncology

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