Esophageal Cancer Newswire

Esophageal Cancer Newswire

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  1. Radio Personality Bill Shahan DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Radio Ink

    ... this week. Shahan died Thursday evening at the Hospice Unit of Thomas Memorial Hospital. He had battled esophageal cancer for nearly a year. He was 55. Shahan started his radio career when he was hired as an intern at Charleston radio station V-100 ...

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  2. Radio personality Bill Shahan dead at 55Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Virginia Metro

    ... than two decades, died Thursday evening at the Hospice Unit of Thomas Memorial Hospital. Shahan battled esophageal cancer for nearly a year. "Billy was a natural for this business,"said another longtime voice in Charleston Charlie Cooper. "There are ...

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  3. Rich is King of the castle at competitionRead the original story

    Friday | Carnoustie Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A Carnoustie man has defied the odds and achieved phenomenal success in the world of bodybuilding despite suffering from cancer just six years ago.

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  4. Fused genes found in esophageal cancer cells offer new clues on disease mechanismsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... in this fatal disease. The National Cancer Institute estimates that nearly 37,000 people are living with esophageal cancer in the United States and nearly $1.6 billion is spent on related care each year. In the study published in Cancer Research , ...

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  5. Gene fusions in esophageal adenocarcinomas offer new molecular insights into lethal cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical News

    ... in this fatal disease. The National Cancer Institute estimates that nearly 37,000 people are living with esophageal cancer in the United States and nearly $1.6 billion is spent on related care each year. In the study published in Cancer Research , ...

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  6. New study uses evolutionary theory to predict cancer risk in patients with Barrett's esophagusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Medical News

    ... based on specific genetic abnormalities. "Less than 5 percent of people with Barrett's will develop esophageal cancer in their lifetimes, yet we spend a great deal of resources and emotional stress over monitoring everyone with that disease," Maley ...

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  7. Fateful evolution: New study improves accuracy of cancer diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | EurekAlert!

    ... based on specific genetic abnormalities. "Less than 5 percent of people with Barrett's will develop esophageal cancer in their lifetimes, yet we spend a great deal of resources and emotional stress over monitoring everyone with that disease," Maley ...

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  8. Cancer Risks 2016: Excess Weight Tied To 8 More Types Of Cancer Than Previously ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Medical Daily

    ... a healthy weight. For greater context, it's estimated that 0.5 percent of all men and women will develop esophageal cancer in their lifetimes, and 2.8 percent of women will do the same for endometrial cancer. With most of the other types, such as ...

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  9. Medigus: Disruption In The Global GERD Market In The MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Seeking Alpha

    ... go untreated. Continuous exposure of the esophagus to the acids in the stomach increase the probability of esophageal cancer almost 7 times as compared to other adults without the disease. The current oral treatment for GERD uses Proton Pump ...

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  10. Got GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... I have had heartburn for years. My friend does not have heartburn but his doctor said get checked for esophageal cancer. Justine. Dear Justine, GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) can either have prominent or silent heartburn symptoms. Consider ...

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  11. Ride for Sgt. Pye is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Herald-Gazette

    Locals are asked to rally around longtime Lamar Sheriff's Office employee Sgt. Sylvia Pye who is battling Stage 3 esophageal cancer.

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  12. Five bizarre medical conditions you might not know aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Medical News Today

    ... that are deemed "rare" that you are likely to be familiar with, such as acute myeloid leukemia and esophageal cancer . However, there are other disorders that are so bizarre, you'd be forgiven for thinking they were fabricated by an eccentric film ...

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  13. Music day of fun at Thurston will raise funds for Addenbrooke's HospitalRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Bury Free Press

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A line up of bands will be bringing Thurstonbury to The Victoria in Thurston on Sunday to raise money for Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

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  14. Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Almanac

    The man who was instrumental in helping tech tycoons channel their millions to charitable giving, Peter deCourcy Hero, has died, his family has confirmed, he was 73. Hero died in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday, Aug. 21, of esophageal cancer, according to an email Monday from Emmett Carson, CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation. When Hero, a Stanford University MBA graduate, took over the Community Foundation of Santa Clara County in 1988, he inherited an organization with a mere $9 million in assets, according to a 2000 Fortune Magazine story about his work.

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  15. Early indicator of esophageal cancer risk found in Barrett's cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Medical News Today

    Testing the genetic diversity of cells in the food pipe of people with Barrett's esophagus could be an accurate and early way to discover their risk of developing esophageal cancer. So concludes a study published in Nature Communications and co-led by Queen Mary University of London in the United Kingdom.

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  16. Treatment for acid refluxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KIMT

    Most of us will have a case of heartburn from time to time , but as many as 20 percent of all Americans live with a chronic condition known as GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease, which can lead to esophageal cancer over time. Over-the-counter medications may give temporary relief from symptoms, but a unique procedure may stop the reflux for good.

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  17. Lung cancer patient and community activist spreads awareness about risk to non-smokersRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | PressReleasePoint

    Mitchell, a community activist in Jacksonville and a senior project coordinator for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., was experiencing some vertigo at work in June and spit up small traces of blood. But then he felt fine for a few days until he started coughing and running a fever.

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  18. 'Born to be bad' or 'born to be benign' - testing cells for esophageal cancer riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Medical News Today

    ... t 2016. MLA Queen Mary, University of London. "'Born to be bad' or 'born to be benign' - testing cells for esophageal cancer risk." Medical News Today . MediLexicon, Intl., 22 Aug. 2016. Web. 22 Aug. 2016.

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  19. Clinical Trial for Reflux Now Available in New Jersey Through Hackensack Meridian HealthRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | Newswise

    ... can lead to potentially serious complications, including Barrett's esophagus, which is a pre-cancer, and esophageal cancer," says Ghulam Abbas, M.D., Medical Director, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery at Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore ...

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  20. Finding his voice againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Castanet.net

    ... way most of us do. Walter has no larynx (vocal box.) He had a laryngectomy almost three years ago due to esophageal cancer that spread to his larynx. Today he speaks with the help of an indwelling voice prosthesis. A laryngectomy is the removal of ...

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