Gastric Cancer News
James Blake Talks US Open, Why He's Running His First Marathon
The former pro tennis player is running the NYC marathon for charity in honor of his father who died of gastric cancer.
Fatal Fire at Tennis Star's Home Was Intentionally Set
Investigators were continuing to process the scene of a fire at a million-dollar home owned by former tennis star James Blake where the bodies of two adults and two teenagers were found. The fire early Wednesday inside the Tampa home was intentionally set, officials said. Two of the victims
Gene Variation May Speed Recurrence of Stomach Cancer
Disease returned three times sooner in study participants with inherited trait.
New Classification Proposed for Stomach Cancers
Categorizing by pathway, not cell type, may lead to better treatments, researchers say.
Blood Tests May Spot Colon Cancer
Easier detection method might encourage more people to get screened, experts say.
Blood Type May Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk
MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Common variants of a gene that determines blood type are associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, according to U.S. researchers. They studied the genomes of more than 4,300 pancreatic cancer patients and more than 4,500 people without the disease.
Immune-Based Lymphoma Treatment Shows Promise
Similar patient-tailored approaches may work for skin, stomach and other cancers, researchers say .
Osteoporosis Drugs Might Not Raise Cancer Risk
Two studies suggest bisphosphonates don't increase chances of esophageal tumors.
Broccoli May Ward Off Serious Stomach Ailments
MONDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- Eating 2.5 ounces a day of broccoli sprouts appeared to reduce the risk of stomach ulcers and probably stomach cancer in a Japanese trial. Gastric cancer thus joins a long list of malignancies for which studies have shown a reduced risk associated with a diet
Going Under the Knife to Head Off Cancer
Few wouldn't balk at the idea of prophylactic surgery -- the removal a healthy organ or gland that shows no sign of cancer in order to prevent cancer from developing in that organ or gland. In other words, prophylactic surgery involves cutting from the body a perfectly fine organ. Or a ticking time