Category Archives: Esophageal Cancer

A New Method to Treat Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain

If you are cancer patients and have to receive chemotherapy agents such as taxanes (paclitaxol- Taxol and docetaxel-Taxotere), vinca alkaloids (vinorelbine-Navelbine) and platinum compounds (cisplatin, carboplatin – Paraplatin and oxaliplatin – Eloxatin), it is likely that you might experience chemotherapy … Continue reading

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A New Agent That Might Change the Lives of Many Cancer Patients

This is not only good news for all prostate cancer patients, but is also good news for all cancer patients. The investigational radiopharmaceutical radium-223 chloride (Alpharadin) has recently been shown to improve survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer and … Continue reading

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Strawberries May Prevent Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer is common inChina, with about 50% of the world wide cases of esophageal cancer reported inChinaalone.  The important causative agents of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma are nitrosamine carcinogens, which are present in tobacco smoke.  Now, a pilot study … Continue reading

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Dietary Folate Intake Decreased Risk of Cancers

Folate, also known as vitamin B9, is a water-soluble vitamin.  The name of folate is derived from the Latin word folium, which means leaf.  Folate is found naturally in green leafy vegetables, cereals, legumes and fruits, while folic acid is … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Common Cancers?

The incidence and burden of cancer is huge.  Nearly 12.7 million of people are diagnosed of cancer every day and 7.6 million die from cancer.  The global cancer epidemic is set to continue rising, with the number of worldwide cancer … Continue reading

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Aspirin Can Prevent From Several Common Cancers

If you are taking aspirin to prevent heart attack, you should be glad to know that you might also be protected from a variety of cancers.   According to a new study published in Lancet, taking aspirin over a long period … Continue reading

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It is Better for Cancer Patients to Die at Home

Cancer patients who die at home do so more peacefully and their caregivers also end up doing better emotionally, reported in the September 13th issue in the Journal of Clinical Oncology  Wright’s team studied 342 terminal cancer patients and their … Continue reading

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Red Meat Might Increase Esophageal, Stomach Cancer Risks

Red-meat lovers may have a greater likelihood of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and gastric cardia cancer than people who limit their intake, according to a new study reported in the November issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. … Continue reading

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Coffee Drinking Reduces the Risk of Oral Cavity/Pharynx Cancers

In the past, data on the relation between coffee drinking and upper digestive tract cancer risk were scattered and inconclusive.   A team of researchers, therefore, conducted a systematic analysis on the relationship between coffee drinking and the risk of different … Continue reading

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Beyond Cardiovascular Benefits – NSAID and Statin Reduce the Cancer Risk with PPI-Treated Barrett’s Esophagus

It is well known that NSAID (Advil, Motrin and Aspirin) and statin (Zocor, Mevacor, Lipitor, Crestor, Pravachol and Lescol) offer cardiovascular benefits. However, a new study published in the February issue of Gastroenterology suggested that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and … Continue reading

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