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Gastrointestinal cancer refers to malignant conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, liver, biliary system, pancreas, bowels, and anus.
Research suggests that nitrates and nitrites in plants may be beneficial to health

Research suggests that nitrates and nitrites in plants may be beneficial to health

Future cancer care, can we afford it?

Future cancer care, can we afford it?

Disruption of immune-system pathway key step in cancer progression

Disruption of immune-system pathway key step in cancer progression

Radiofrequency ablation is an effective treatment for dysplasia in people with Barrett's esophagus

Radiofrequency ablation is an effective treatment for dysplasia in people with Barrett's esophagus

Benefits of some cancer drugs exaggerated because trials were stopped early

Benefits of some cancer drugs exaggerated because trials were stopped early

Study shows that a key protein appears to enable spread of melanoma to the small intestine

Study shows that a key protein appears to enable spread of melanoma to the small intestine

Fruits and raw veggies reduce the risk of cancer

Fruits and raw veggies reduce the risk of cancer

Re-engineered Gleevec reduces heart risks

Re-engineered Gleevec reduces heart risks

When to change the course of treatment

When to change the course of treatment

Wrapping version of Gleevec fights drug-resistant cancer

Wrapping version of Gleevec fights drug-resistant cancer

Researchers find genetic "signature" that accurately identifies colon cancer

Researchers find genetic "signature" that accurately identifies colon cancer

FOLFOX now treatment standard for colorectal cancer in the United States

FOLFOX now treatment standard for colorectal cancer in the United States

Excessive alcohol consumption increases risk of certain cancers

Excessive alcohol consumption increases risk of certain cancers

Alcohol linked to an increased risk of upper gastrointestinal cancer

Alcohol linked to an increased risk of upper gastrointestinal cancer

Patients with cancer have a 7-fold increased risk for blood clots in the legs or lungs

Patients with cancer have a 7-fold increased risk for blood clots in the legs or lungs

Certain cancers might one day be cured without the use of toxic chemotherapy and radiation

Certain cancers might one day be cured without the use of toxic chemotherapy and radiation

Chemotherapy and supportive care are a winning combination

Chemotherapy and supportive care are a winning combination