Gastroenterology

S-1 regimen noninferior to other frontline mCRC options

FROM Annals of Oncology In patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), frontline treatment with ...

Study: Test carcinoembryonic antigen in colon cancer after surgery

FROM JAMA Oncology A new study challenges the practice of measuring carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) ...

Online education program linked to less anxiety, medication use in colonoscopies

FROM THE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY An online education program appeared to dampen anxiety ...

Risks identified for drug-resistant bacteremia in cirrhosis

FROM THE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY In nonwhite patients hospitalized with cirrhosis, biliary involvement, ...

Study eyed natural history of branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms

FROM GASTROENTEROLOGY Branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (BD-IPMNs) grew at a median annual rate ...

Gluten-free diet tied to heavy metal bioaccumulation

FROM CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY A gluten-free diet was associated with significantly increased blood ...

GERD linked to upper aerodigestive tract cancers in elderly

FROM JAMA OTOLARYNGOLOGY The risk for gastroesophageal reflux disease and cancer of the larynx, ...