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Esophageal Cancer News

News on Esophageal Cancer continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

13 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Family, friends use "selfie" to remember lost loved one, support others battling cancer

Last year, the University of Oklahoma lost a staff member to esophageal cancer and now, family and friends are turning to the power of the 'selfie' to help others battling the same disease.

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Related Topix: University of Oklahoma, Health

18 hrs ago | Live Science

Lab-Grown Esophagus Could Aid Cancer Patients

Doctors have implanted bio-engineered tracheas in patients, and researchers have experimented with growing bladders and kidneys.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News, Health

19 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Health Matters: HPV feeding oral cancers

Throat, mouth, lip and tongue cancers used to be seen as a result of smoking and affected a small sliver of the cancer population.

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Related Topix: Health, Oral Cancer, Cervical Cancer

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Union

Throat cancer survivor celebrates with a song

Jim Vardon, second from top left, opted for throat cancer treatment at SNMH, instead of a laryngectomy at a large medical facility.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Lake Wildwood, CA, Oncology, Theater, Arts

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Singer/songwriter Jesse Winchester dies

Singer/songwriter Jesse Winchester died at his Charlottesville, Va., home Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Jesse Winchester, Folk, Health, Shreveport, LA, Pop/Rock, The Weather Girls

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Relief from digestive disorders are in reach

From the moment food is swallowed, the digestive system sets off an intricate process that involves the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder and pancreas.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Gerd, Health, Lactose Intolerance

Denver Post

Bistro Al Vino in Aurora keeps owner Alan Schwartz going beyond cancer

Al Schwartz, above right in background, chats with, from left, Josh Kelly, Toni Saunders and Calla Lawless on April 3 as they wait for their order at Bistro Al Vino in Aurora.

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO, Health

Hispanic Business

Research from First Hospital of Jilin University Reveals New Findings on Cancer Gene Therapy

Editor at Cancer Gene Therapy Week -- New research on Biotechnology is the subject of a report.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Health

Wed Apr 09, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Former Manchester school chief Tom Brennan dies a year after he retired

Tom Brennan, the easy-going superintendent who led city schools for five years, has died of the esophageal cancer diagnosed within a couple of weeks of his retirement last year, a school board member said.

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Related Topix: Health, Manchester, NH

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Santa Clara woman Sharon Gonzalez is a big winner because she lost big

Courtesy photo Sharon Gonzalez, a Santa Clara woman who lost 119 pounds and was crowned Saturday in Las Cruces as New Mexico queen by TOPS, a nonprofit that encourages healthy eating.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, NM, Las Cruces, NM, Non-Profit, Health, Silver City, NM

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Medical Daily

Human Papilloma Virus Does Not Worsen Head, Neck, And Throat Cancers

For some time, scientists have known that human papilloma virus doesn't worsen - and even helps - the treatment outcomes of throat cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Genetics

Medford Mail Tribune

The Grin Reaper

Rosenberg performed his comedy routine at the Havurah Shir Hadash in Ashland last month.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Daily Kos

How to Make Medicinal (Green) Candy

Nothing written here is intended as medical advice. This diary is only intended for people who live in states that license medical marijuana usage or states that allow recreational marijuana use .

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Life, Food, Candy, Recipes

Hispanic Business

FDA Approves Optiguide DCYL700 Fiber Optic Diffuser Series Flexible Fiber

The system features a more flexible, narrower cylindrical diffuser design that may assist physicians by providing greater access to tumors located in the right upper lobe of the lung and by improving maneuverability in other potentially challenging anatomic areas of the bronchus.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Lung Cancer

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Newswise

Mass. Eye and Ear to Celebrate World Voice Week with Free the Power of Voice Event

Preserving and restoring voices to help people fully sense and experience life has been a Massachusetts Eye and Ear tradition for more than a century.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Health, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Eight Crazy Nights

Scientific American

The Quest: How To Get A Medical Librarian To Do Your Search For Free

From the editors and reporters of Scientific American , this blog delivers commentary, opinion and analysis on the latest developments in science and technology and their influence on society and policy.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Health, Opinion

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Guided Therapeutics Posts Fourth Quarter and 2013 Results

This compares to revenue of approximately represented sales of LuViva devices and disposables.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Scientific American

The Quest: Practical Advice for Online Medical Searches

From the editors and reporters of Scientific American , this blog delivers commentary, opinion and analysis on the latest developments in science and technology and their influence on society and policy.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Health, Opinion

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Canada NewsWire

FDA Approves Optiguide DCYL700 Fiber Optic Diffuser Series Flexible Fiber

The Optiguide DCYL700 Fiber Optic Diffuser Series is a light delivery system used in Photodynamic Therapy with PHOTOFRINA approved for use in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer and esophageal cancer.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Health, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma

Tue Mar 25, 2014

HON

Treatment May Prevent Esophagus Condition From Progressing to Cancer

Using radio-frequency waves to treat certain cases of Barrett's esophagus can substantially cut people's risk of progressing to esophageal cancer, a new clinical trial suggests.

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Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer, University of Alabama

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