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Black Breast Cancer Mortality

Summary: "There are many underlying reasons for racial and ethnic disparities that affect breast cancer mortality, eg, inadequate screening of some minority groups. Mammography screening improves

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Reduce Toxicity, Enhance the Efficacy of Esophageal Cancer Therapy

The role of neoadjuvant therapy in the treatment of locally advanced esophageal carcinoma still remains controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy

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Early Stage Esophageal Cancer…Safe, Low-risk Strategies

Although esophageal carcinoma is a relatively uncommon cancer in Western countries, there has been a rising incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and increasing mortality due to that disease in

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Life after Esophageal Cancer Surgery aka Esophagectomy

Background: Esophagectomy represents an exemplar of controlled major trauma, with marked metabolic, immunologic, and physiologic changes as well as an associated high incidence of complications. Eicosapentaenoic

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Minimally-Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)-

Researchers have found that early stage cancers of the esophagus can be treated as effectively by less-invasive, organ-sparing endoscopic therapy as compared to more complex surgical removal of the esophagus,

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Effects of Abusing Anti-Anxiety Pills.

A diagnosis of cancer can cause anxiety. Cancer patients sometimes take anti-anxiety medication potentially leading to addiction.  Every human being may experience a state of mental exhaustion, stress

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Reflux Surgery no Guard Against Esophageal Cancer

Patients who have surgery to treat severe heartburn — also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD — continue to have a very high risk of developing cancer of the esophagus even after

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Esophageal Cancer- PET = Accurate Staging

PET has been shown to be the most effective staging modality for the evaluation of distant metastatic disease for patients with esophageal cancer  A cancer diagnosis is nothing without accurate staging.

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Esophageal Cancer and the ‘Asian Glow’

Upon consuming alcoholic beverages, hundreds of millions of people of East Asian ethnicity exhibit a facial flushing reaction that is more commonly referred to as the “Asian glow.” The majority

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GERD: Common Medications Increasing Severity

Certain medications and dietary supplements can irritate the lining of your esophagus, causing heartburn pain, and others can increase the severity of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a

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DCIS Is Not Cancer- Might Not Require Surgery

Tens of thousands of women are having surgery – sometimes even having both breasts removed – to treat a condition that is unlikely to ever become life-threatening. In fact, a recent study concluded

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Manual Lymph Drainage and Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a common and frequently debilitating side effect of treatment for breast cancer.  Studies have been limited and have not produced convincing evidence that various interventions are helpful. 

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