Seven years ago, Jason Crawford, PhD, began chasing a ghost: A bacterial toxin named colibactin.
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.
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.
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?
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 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.
An endoscopy revealed Robert had a large tumor that had migrated to his surrounding lymph nodes and was too large to remove.