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Mayo Clinic: Less-Invasive Option as Effective as Esophagus Removal in Early Esophageal Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Nov. 7, 2013 — Use of a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure to remove superficial, early stage esophageal cancer is as effective as surgery that takes out and rebuilds the esophagus, according to a study by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. The research, published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, examined national outcomes [...]

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Endoscopy for Pancreatic Cancer

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Michael Wallace discusses research aimed at finding pancreatic cancer earlier. To listen, click the link below. Endoscopy for Pancreatic Cancer

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Routine Endoscopy May Be Able to Detect Pancreatic Cancer

Shining a tiny light in the small intestine, close to where it meets with the pancreas, can help detect pancreatic cancer.  In a small study at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida, physicians have been able to detect the cancer 100 percent of the time. The light, attached to a probe, measures changes in [...]

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