Gastrointestinal Polyps

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A case of Cowden's syndrome presenting with gastric carcinomas and …   -  Oct 9, 2008
Although the majority of gastrointestinal polyps seen in patients with Cowden's ... Future upper-gastrointestinal polyps identified in the patient will be ... Nature.com

LKB1 signaling in mesenchymal cells required for suppression of …   -  Mar 2, 2008
Germline mutations in STK11 (also known as LKB1) are found in individuals with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) 1 manifesting with gastrointestinal polyps that ... Nature.com

Cells Have An Appetite   -  Jun 15, 2009
People who suffer from Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, a rare inherited cancer syndrome, develop gastrointestinal polyps and are predisposed to colon cancer and ... RedOrbit

Tumor Metabolism Discovery Opens New Detection and Treatment …   -  Jun 14, 2009
Newswise — People who suffer from Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, a rare inherited cancer syndrome, develop gastrointestinal polyps and are predisposed to colon ... newswise.com

'Innocent bystanders' can be the cause of tumour development   -  Mar 3, 2008
Gastrointestinal polyps are tumours that can both block the digestion and progress to cancer. The cell-type making up the bulk of the polyps and therefore ... Science Centric

Cutaneous clues can suggest familial tumor syndromes.(Clinical Rounds)   -  May 1, 2006
The syndrome is characterized by gastrointestinal polyps, multiple osteomas, and skin and soft tissue tumors--the severity of which is related to the site ... Free with registration - Skin & Allergy News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Rapamycin treatment for a child with germline PTEN mutation   -  Nov 1, 2007
...multiple extensive epidermal nevi, generalized reduced subcutaneous fat, multiple gastrointestinal polyps, hypertrophy of the right leg and buttock, ... Nature.com

'Innocent Bystanders' Can Be The Cause Of Tumor Development   -  Mar 4, 2008
Gastrointestinal polyps are tumors that can both block the digestion and progress to cancer. The cell-type making up the bulk of the polyps and therefore ... sciencedaily.com

Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy   -  Apr 11, 2008
Remove growths from inside the esophagus, stomach, or small intestine (gastrointestinal polyps). Treat upper gastrointestinal bleeding, including bleeding ... WebMD

Diagnosing children proves a snap with pill-cam   -  Apr 2, 2009
...you can do it without anaesthetic, it's painless and it's non-invasive." Mathew has a condition predisposing him to gastrointestinal polyps. NEWS.com.au

Association of colorectal adenoma with other malignancies in Swedish ...   -  Nov 2, 2007
Another limitation is that only precancerous lesions and gastrointestinal polyps with suspected malignancy are compulsorily reported to the Cancer Registry ... Nature.com

No Benefit Seen When Celecoxib Added to FOLFIRI or Modified …   -  Jun 8, 2006
...and the use of COX-2 inhibitors may confer a protective effect in some people with some forms of gastrointestinal polyps, it remains unclear what the ... DG News

Press Release: S*BIO Announces Research Collaboration with …   -  Jan 10, 2007
...cancers and to investigate the underlying mechanisms of the development of gastrointestinal polyps and tumors," said Jan-Anders Karlsson, CEO of S*BIO. ... Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

New journal shows half-broken gene is enough to cause cancer   -  Nov 3, 2008
They found that having one mutated SMAD4 allele was associated with the development of gastrointestinal polyps. This research is the first to address the ... eurekalert.org

SBIO collaborates with Karolinska Inst.   -  Jan 15, 2007
...the underlying mechanisms of the development of gastrointestinal polyps and tumors," said Jan-Anders Karlsson, chief executive of the Singapore firm. ... $9.94 - Pharma Marketletter - Alacra Store

Amino acid skin care.(Products) | Article from Skin & Allergy News | ...   -  Apr 1, 2009
...encodes an amino acid protein involved in cell adhesion and signal transduction. The syndrome is characterized by gastrointestinal polyps, multiple ... ... Pay-Per-View - Skin & Allergy News - HighBeam Research

S*BIO Announces Research Collaboration with Karolinska Institutet.   -  Jan 10, 2007
...cancers and to investigate the underlying mechanisms of the development of gastrointestinal polyps and tumors," said Jan-Anders Karlsson, CEO of S*BIO. ... $4.95 - PR Newswire - ECNext

Jefferson Department of Surgery Announces New Pancreas Tumor …   -  Oct 29, 2008
...familial colon cancer, hereditary pancreatitis and Peutz-Jegher's syndrome (a rare hereditary condition that results in gastrointestinal polyps). ... newswise.com

A Single Half-broken Gene is Enough to Cause Cancer   -  Nov 5, 2008
They found that having one mutated SMAD4 allele was associated with the development of gastrointestinal polyps. This is the first study to deal with the ... MedIndia

Jefferson Department of Surgery announces new pancreas tumour …   -  Oct 30, 2008
...familial colon cancer, hereditary pancreatitis and Peutz-Jegher's syndrome (a rare hereditary condition that results in gastrointestinal polyps). ... Science Centric



Background information on Gastrointestinal Polyps [When available]

In medicine (gastroenterology), esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a diagnostic endoscopic procedure that visualises the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract up to the duodenum. It is considered a minimally invasive procedure since it does not require an incision into one of the major body cavities and does not require any significant recovery after the procedure (unless sedation or anesthesia has been used).

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