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1/19/2017
The Medical News

​Features Jason Sicklick, MD, and Katherine Fero

1/18/2017
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are tumors that arise is the wall of the digestive tract, and most often occur in the stomach or small intestine. Though more common in later in life, GISTs can ...
12/21/2016
La Jolla Light

​Authored by Scott Lippman, MD and features Ezra Cohen, MD, and Aaron Miller, MD, PhD

12/19/2016
Medical Xpress

​Features Jason Sicklick, MD

12/15/2016
In recent years, researchers have identified specific gene mutations linked to gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), which primarily occur in the stomach or small intestine, but 10 to 15 percent of ...
11/16/2016
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shown that ustekinumab, a human antibody used to treat arthritis, significantly induces response and remission in patients wit ...
11/1/2016
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic provide the first evidence that the Hedgehog signaling pathway is central to the formation of gastrointestinal stro ...
10/26/2016
After overindulging at the buffet table you might think you have indigestion. Mark W. Onaitis, MD, tells us how to know when indigestion may actually be a more serious medical condition and the treatm ...
6/30/2016
Constipation affects roughly 42 million Americans. Pregnant women, older adults and people taking certain medications are most at risk. Learn about steps you can take to get things moving again.
2/23/2016
Colorectal cancer is among the most deadly cancers in the United States. However, advances in early detection and treatment are enabling many sufferers to beat this foe. Samuel Eisenstein, MD, provide ...
1/5/2016
One way to start fresh in the New Year is to juice: replacing at least one meal with a blended vegetable and fruit concoction. It can be an effective, healthy way to lose pounds and feel fitter with r ...
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