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  • What are the treatment options for liver cancer?

    Treatment options for liver cancer vary based on the cancer stage and a person’s overall health and liver function. A person should work with their treatment team to determine the best treatment options for their needs.

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  • What role does an MRI scan play in colon cancer diagnosis?

    Several tests are available to help diagnose colon cancer. While imaging tests, such as MRI, are a beneficial tool, they alone cannot diagnose colon cancer. A doctor typically recommends an MRI after a colon cancer diagnosis. An MRI is useful for determining the location and size of the cancer and whether it has spread to the surrounding organs.

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  • How to Tell Whether Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Is Under Control

    There are many ways to treat GERD, including lifestyle adjustments, medication, and surgery. But once you start treatment, how do you know if your GERD is getting better? Let’s take a closer look.

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  • What is acid reflux?

    Acid reflux is what happens when some of the acid content of the stomach flows up into the esophagus. Heartburn is the burning feeling a person gets when they have acid reflux. Frequent acid reflux may mean a person has GERD.

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  • What you should know about Nexium

    Nexium, or esomeprazole, relieves a number of stomach-related complaints. It works by blocking a proton pump and reducing the production of acid in the stomach.

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  • Heartburn vs. Acid Reflux vs. GERD: Everything You Need to Know

    Heartburn, acid reflux, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are related, and the terms are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same.

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  • What to know about the connection between GERD and gastric bypass surgery

    Certain bariatric surgeries can help to relieve GERD or acid reflux symptoms. However, other bariatric surgeries can cause GERD or make symptoms worse.

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  • The TIF Procedure: A Nonsurgical GERD Treatment

    The transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) procedure is an alternative to more invasive surgery to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett’s esophagus, and esophagitis.

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  • Colorectal cancers raise defensive barrier in response to chemotherapy

    Experiments with fluorouracil and irinotecan, two drugs given in combination as the first-line treatment for colorectal cancer, revealed that cancer cells respond to the treatment by secreting copious amounts of mucin.

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  • Cutting off liver cancer's nutrient supply chain

    The World Health Organization projects that starting in 2030, over a million people will die each year from liver cancer. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Professor Adrian Krainer, former postdoc Wai Kit Ma, and Dillon Voss, a Stony Brook University M.D.-Ph.D. student-in-residence in Krainer's lab, have come up with a way to interfere with the energy pathway that allows this cancer to grow and spread.

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