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Adjuvant Chemotherapy Helpful for Stage III Mucinous Colorectal Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A Dutch population-based study has shown that, while mucinous colorectal cancer is thought to carry a poor prognosis, it actually responds as well to adjuvant chemotherapy as nonmucinous CRC. “Therefore, current adjuvant...
More than 98,000 Americans are waiting for a kidney donation, but without enough organ donors, many of these people will not receive one in time. Time explains that last year, 4,500 people died waiting for a kidney. However, a new study found that...
Bariatric surgery may trump non-surgical techniques in helping people lose weight, the Los Angeles Times reports. The article cites a study published in BMJ that followed patients with a body mass index greater than 30 who either underwent bariatric...