Digestive Disease Week 2014

Colorectal Cancer

Many Patients With Colorectal Cancer Fail to Receive Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Data from the National Cancer Data Bank (2010–2011) suggest that 30% of patients with colorectal cancer who are eligible for adjuvant chemotherapy fail to receive it, but their odds increase by 30% wh...

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Screening Poised for Change

New screening modalities and the customization of the screening population could soon change the way that screening for colorectal cancer is done. At Digestive Disease Week 2014, the largest gathering...

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Gastric Cancer Detected in a Breath Test

By detecting certain volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath, NanoArtificial Nose technology (NA-NOSE) was able to differentiate patients with gastric cancer from those with benign lesions, with ...

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