Navigation Links
Study Claims That Chemo Before And After Surgery Enhances Survival Rates

New York: A new study claims that patients with stomach cancer who receive chemotherapy before and after surgery have significantly higher survival rates//.

The study that was published in Thursday‘s the 5th of July, New England Journal of Medicine has reported that chemotherapy could reduce the risk of death by at least a quarter, when compared to surgery alone. It was also stated that chemo helped in shrinking the tumors and thereby improved the survival without a return of cancer.

It was explained that surgery is the accepted treatment for stomach cancer, and that all or a part of the stomach removed during the procedure. The probability of a complete cure is considered very high if the condition is diagnosed early, but unfortunately stomach cancer isn’t usually detected until it is more advanced. It was also found that chemotherapy after surgery to kill any lingering cancer cells hasn‘t so far proved to be very beneficial.

The study, led by Dr. David Cunningham of Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton and London, explained that it was conducted on 503 patients primarily in Britain, where in the doctors tried giving chemotherapy both before and after surgery to those with operable stomach cancer or cancer of the esophagus. It was explained that Britain’s Medical Research Council supported the study and the cost of one chemotherapy drug paid for by its manufacturer.
br>
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Tomato Sauce reduces Cancer Risk- Study
2. Study on obesity and heart failure
3. National Lung Study in the process
4. Study casts doubt on keyboard ills
5. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
6. Study reveals how stress can make you sick
7. Study supports vegetable diet
8. Study to look at early surgery to treat epilepsy
9. Its Never Too Late to Stop Smoking,Study Finds
10. New Technique to Study Infants Brain.
11. Groundbreaking Study Gives Hope For Patients With Kidney Cancer
Post Your Comments:
(Date:9/20/2014)... (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 As ... grow in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes ... Administration (FDA) have voted overwhelmingly to recommend that ... men be subjected to further study in order ... report published on September 18th by Bloomberg.com, the ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... News) -- As flu season approaches, the best way ... a flu shot and a checkup, according to an ... can vaccinate people against the flu, and also address ... stores may provide flu shots for their customers, but ... Parada, medical director of infection prevention and control for ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... York (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 ... ( http://www.injurybeacon.com/power-morcellator/ ) in gynecological surgeries continue ... another insurer has announced plans to end coverage ... on its website last month, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based Capital ... November 1, 2014. The insurer said its decision ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Traditionally dentists have advised their patients against drinking coffee and ... re-visiting that advice and changing his stance after considering two ... on oral health. “There’s good news and great news,” says ... in protecting against gum disease, and red wine can help ... from the September 2014 issue of Boston University School ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Earlier this week, Home Depot revealed that up ... credit card information pilfered by hackers, surpassing the 40 million ... articles like this one published by Bloomberg on ... , “Most people tend to focus on how many ... to score a game,” says Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:As Testosterone Lawsuits Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Overwhelming Vote Calling for Further Study of Testosterone Heart Risks 2Health News:As Testosterone Lawsuits Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Overwhelming Vote Calling for Further Study of Testosterone Heart Risks 3Health News:Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says 2Health News:As Power Morcellator Concerns Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Another Insurer’s Decision to Drop Coverage for Uterine Morcellation 2Health News:As Power Morcellator Concerns Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Another Insurer’s Decision to Drop Coverage for Uterine Morcellation 3Health News:South Charlotte Dentist, Dr. James Wells, is Changing His Advice on Coffee and Wine Drinking 2Health News:South Charlotte Dentist, Dr. James Wells, is Changing His Advice on Coffee and Wine Drinking 3Health News:Don’t Let Data Breach Fatigue Cause Dangerous Cyber Security Complacency 2Health News:Don’t Let Data Breach Fatigue Cause Dangerous Cyber Security Complacency 3Health News:Don’t Let Data Breach Fatigue Cause Dangerous Cyber Security Complacency 4Health News:Don’t Let Data Breach Fatigue Cause Dangerous Cyber Security Complacency 5
... in municipal water distribution systems are a well-recognized source ... University in St. Louis suggests that the partial replacement ... The research shows that joining old lead pipes with ... that can dramatically increase the amount of lead released ...
... patients diagnosed with a low-risk, low-grade glioma (LGG) ... than patients diagnosed with more aggressive high-grade glioma, ... for tumor changes with imaging studies. Because low-risk ... potential adverse effects of early treatment on patients, ...
... AIDS epidemic makes research on HIV, the disease processes ... critical in biomedical science. Furthermore, the basic biology of ... understanding of retroviruses and their hosts. Written and ... to Prevention and Treatment" provides a comprehensive review of ...
... fight disease and help our bodies heal are directed to ... signals that tell them where to pass through the blood ... the Weizmann Institute, which appeared in Nature Immunology ... act as ,selectors, by hiding the signals where only certain ...
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Along ... night,s sleep, machines that help keep the airways open during ... according to new research. Metabolic syndrome is a ... disease. These symptoms include excess weight, especially in the abdomen, ...
... receive walking skills training following total hip arthroplasty for ... displayed a positive effect on walking distance and stair ... Results of the study appear in Arthritis Care ... behalf of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Lead levels in drinking water spike when copper and lead pipes joined 2Health News:Lead levels in drinking water spike when copper and lead pipes joined 3Health News:Lead levels in drinking water spike when copper and lead pipes joined 4Health News:Lead levels in drinking water spike when copper and lead pipes joined 5Health News:Lead levels in drinking water spike when copper and lead pipes joined 6Health News:Lead levels in drinking water spike when copper and lead pipes joined 7Health News:RTOG activates study to determine best treatment strategies for patients with glioma brain tumors 2Health News:Hide and seek signals 2Health News:Apnea Treatment Might Reduce Signs of Heart Disease Risk 2Health News:Apnea Treatment Might Reduce Signs of Heart Disease Risk 3Health News:Walking skills program improves physical function following hip replacement surgery 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... -- Merck (NYSE: MRK ), known as MSD outside ... , is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia ... an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve ... to help reduce the risk of serious health problems. Hispanics in ... risk for developing type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic white adults, and ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... -- Diplomat, the nation,s largest independent specialty pharmacy, has announced ... Board of Directors on September 15, 2014. Mr. Dreyer ... chair of the Audit Committee. Mr. ... and operating experience in the health care field.  Since ... officer, chief operating officer and secretary of Patient Safety ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014 Five MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics are ... metropolitan area. Three clinics opened in Memphis ... fourth clinic will be added in Springfield ... is expected to open October 22.  MinuteClinic is the ... the United States . The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 2Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 3Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 4Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 5David Dreyer Appointed to Diplomat Board of Directors 2MinuteClinic Walk-in Medical Clinics Opening in Memphis 2MinuteClinic Walk-in Medical Clinics Opening in Memphis 3