Esophageal Cancer

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Name: Esophageal Cancer
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 4 reports

Study examines medical professional liability claims related to esophageal cancer screening

Low incidence of claims against physicians for failure to screenANN ARBOR, Mich. – An analysis of liability claims related to esophageal cancer screening finds that the risk of claims arising from failing to screen as well as complications of the procedure ... [Published Health Canal - 37 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

COMMUNITY PULLING THROUGH FOR BELOVED TEACHER

A Delhi teacher continues his cancer treatments at a clinic in Atlanta.In August, Dave Lane was diagnosed with rare form of esophageal cancer.The teacher at Delhi District Secondary School needed $100,000 to help cover medical bills and other expenses ... [Published CD98.9 fm - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bloom fundraiser to help Bluffs man

You don’t have to be related to be family.Mike Baker, of Council Bluffs, was diagnosed in February with stage 3 esophageal cancer. Months of radiation, removal of his esophagus and half of his stomach, and continued chemotherapy treatments have led to ... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Clarence loses respected DEX journalist

IT IS with a heavy heart that The Daily Examiner shares the news that it has lost one of its most esteemed journalists in Lauretta Godbee.Lauretta (nee McNab) dedicated most of her life to this masthead, beginning her tenure in 1954 as a 17-year-old cadet ... [Published Byron Shire News - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Esophageal Cancer
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

In Sickness and In Health: Widower embarks on new chapter | Video

Chris MacLellan was on a boat, heading into the Atlantic Ocean.In the six months — to the day — since his partner, Bernard Richard Schiffer, died of esophageal cancer in a Fort Lauderdale hospice ward, so much had changed. He moved out of their small ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Risk of oesophageal cancer decreases with height

Taller individuals are less likely to develop oesophageal cancer and its precursor, Barrett's oesophagus, according to a new study."Individuals in the lowest quartile of height (under 5 feet 7 inches for men and 5 feet 2 inches for women) were roughly ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Funerals held for 2 of 3 firefighters who died same day

David Wexler for new york daily news A funeral ceremony Friday in Centerport, Suffolk County, honors firefighter Daniel (Sam) Heglund, 58, one of three Bravest who died Monday of 9/11-related illnesses. David Wexler for new york daily news Heglund suffered ... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Three 9/11 first responders died of cancer on the same day

00:37Firemen carry an injured man from the World Trade Center after both towerscollapsed after planes crashed into the buildings in New York on September11, 2001. (Reuters/Peter Morgan)Less than two weeks after the 13th anniversary of the September 11 ... [Published Russia Today - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

How to prevent cancer – real, scientifically proven ways

Since alternative medicine seems to claim that it can prevent cancer completely and that conventional medicine does not seem to care, I thought I would share some medically-proven methods for reducing your chances of cancer mortality.  Note that not ... [Published Depleted Cranium - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer Claims On Same Day 3 New York 9/11 Firefighters

Three retired New York firefighters who responded to the 9/11 attack at the World Trade Center and exposed to toxins died on Monday of cancer.They were Daniel Heglund, Robert Leaver and Lieutenant Howard Bischoff. The three retired from service in 2003 ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

Taller individuals less likely to develop esophageal cancer

By ANI | ANI  –Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): A new study has observed that tall people are less likely to suffer from esophageal cancer as compared to short people.The study conducted a large pooled analysis using data from 14 population-based epidemiologic ... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 4 reports

3 Firefighters Die from 9/11-Related Illnesses in 1 Day

Three retired firefighters died on Monday from 9/11-related injuries.Fire Lieutenant Howard Bischoff and firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund all worked at Ground Zero immediately following the 9/11 attacks.Leaver and Heglund were childhood friends ... [Published WNYC - Sep 25 2014]

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"We found a low incidence of reported medical professional liability claims against physicians for failure to screen for esophageal cancer in patients without alarm features (19 claims in 11 years, 4 paid). In contrast, in 28 years, there were 17 claims for complications from esophagogastroduodenoscopies with questionable indication (8 paid). This suggests that the risks of medical professional liability claims arising from acts of commission as well as acts of omission in endoscopic screening are similarly low" the authors write
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"I believe that medical marijuana saved my life initially from this aggressive form of cancer" Mr. Evans told the judge

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Bloom fundraiser to help Bluffs man [Published Omaha World-Herald - Sep 30 2014]
Medical Marijuana Advocate Sent To Jail [Published Media Awareness Project - Sep 30 2014]
The Clarence loses respected DEX journalist [Published Byron Shire News - Sep 29 2014]
Ulysses Town Talk: 5K remembers teacher, aids s... [Published Ithaca Journal - Sep 29 2014]
Trial Confirms That Perjeta Extends Survival In... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 29 2014]
Good Deeds, Sept. 28 [Published Omaha World-Herald - Sep 28 2014]
In Sickness and In Health: Widower embarks on n... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 28 2014]
The Amazing Healing Power of Blueberries [Published Care2 - Sep 28 2014]
Risk of oesophageal cancer decreases with height [Published Business Standard India - Sep 27 2014]
Funerals held for 2 of 3 firefighters who died ... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 27 2014]
Three 9/11 first responders died of cancer on t... [Published Russia Today - Sep 27 2014]
ALDH1A1 Expression Has High Prognostic Value in... [Published Cancernetwork.com - Sep 27 2014]
Stock Update (NYSE:BMY): Bristol immunotherapy ... [Published Jutia Group - Sep 26 2014]
How to prevent cancer – real, scientifically pr... [Published Depleted Cranium - Sep 26 2014]
Healthy habits to help lower your cancer risk [Published Calaveras Enterprise - Sep 26 2014]
Cancer Claims On Same Day 3 New York 9/11 Firef... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 26 2014]
John XXIII Seminary celebrates 50 years, prepar... [Published Boston Pilot - Sep 26 2014]
Taller individuals less likely to develop esoph... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 26 2014]
FDNY deaths from Sept. 11th-related cancers spa... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 26 2014]
Retired FDNY Members Die On The Same Day From 9... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 26 2014]
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How to prevent cancer – real, scientifically pr... [Published Depleted Cranium - Sep 26 2014]
Since alternative medicine seems to claim that it can prevent cancer completely and that conventional medicine does not seem to care, I thought I would share some medically-proven methods for reducing your chances of cancer mortality.  Note that not ...
Advanced Esophageal Cancer Patients Who Receive... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Sep 14 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - September 14, 2014) - Radiation therapy (RT) alone is as effective in decreasing swallowing complications experienced by advanced esophageal cancer patients as RT combined with chemotherapy, thus allowing patients to ...
Blood Test for VEGF-A, TGF-B1 Prior to Treatmen... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Sep 14 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - September 14, 2014) - A blood test may be beneficial in indicating neoadjuvant treatment regimens for patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), according to research presented today at the American Society ...
Esophagitis/cancer?? [Published HealthBoards - Sep 11 2014]
I'm a 53 year old female....my symptoms are trouble swallowing, I can feel my food and liquid going down & it burns a little. Here's my question: If I had an Endoscopy 2 years ago & nothing was found, is it possible to develop esophageal cancer in 2 ...
University of Miami Collaborative Study Finds N... [Published EON Science - Sep 08 2014]
MIAMI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--University of Miami and Sylvester Cancer researchers collaborate to find new approach for treating esophageal cancer using key signaling pathways. ...
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