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The Increasing Cost of Alcohol Abuse

Health care costs for privately insured patients with alcoholic cirrhosis are nearly twice that of non‐alcoholic cirrhosis patients in the United States, according to research presented this week at The Liver Meeting® — held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

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liver cirrhosis, Liver Cancer, liver cirrhosis mortality

Deaths Rates of Liver Cirrhosis Exceed Those of 5 Major Cancers

A new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that liver cirrhosis mortality is greater than that of five major cancers, implying the development of appropriate interventions to treat or prevent liver cirrhosis must be prioritized.

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HCV, Opiod, Opioid Epidemic, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis C Virus

Screening for Hepatitis C Improves Opioid Abuse Treatment Outcomes

Research presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – shows people in treatment for opioid substance abuse significantly lowered their non‐prescribed opioid use after testing positive for hepatitis C virus.

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Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Funding, Technology

Queen’s Wins Tripartite £4.6 Million Award as Part of Global Project to Tackle Colorectal Cancer

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Queen’s University Belfast has been successful in a £4.6m tripartite grant award to tackle the third most common cancer, colorectal cancer.

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It Takes Two: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles-Providence Saint John's Neonatal Care Partnership Helps Newborn Twins Overcome Early Obstacles

Twin brothers Logan and Liam Chang were born on Dec. 29, 2016, seven weeks premature, at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica. One of them was able to receive specialized care at Providence Saint John’s NICU and emergency surgery at Children's Hospital Los Angeles for a complex condition, thanks to the new partnership.

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Healthgrades Names Virginia Mason Among Best in Nation for Cardiac Care, Five Other Specialties

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Virginia Mason Medical Center was recognized by Healthgrades today as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for cardiac care, coronary intervention, pulmonary care, general surgery, gastrointestinal care and critical care.

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American College Of Gastroenterology, World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterologists, ACG 2017

Dr. Irving Pike Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology

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Orlando, FL (October 16, 2017)—Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG, a physician hospital executive and expert on endoscopic quality indicators, was elected by the membership as the 2017-2018 President of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), a national medical organization representing more than 14,000 clinical gastroenterologists and other specialists in digestive diseases. Dr. Pike officially took his position as President during the College’s Annual Scientific Meeting at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017, held this week in Orlando. In this position, Dr. Pike will direct ACG’s programs which include continuing medical education in the clinical, scientific and patient-related skills of gastroenterology, activities involving national and state medical affairs, health policy issues, and clinical investigation.

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New Clinical Advances in Gastroenterology Presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017

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Orlando, FL (October 16, 2017) – More than 5,000 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals from nearly 70 countries around the world will convene at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL for the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017 Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course (WCOG at ACG2017) to review the latest scientific advances in gastrointestinal research, treatment of digestive diseases and clinical practice management.

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American College of Gastroenterology Announces Winners of Third Annual SCOPYs: Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention and Year-Round Excellence

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Orlando, FL (October 13, 2017) – The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) announces the winners of the 2017 SCOPY Awards (Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention and Year-Round Excellence) to recognize the achievements of ACG members in their community engagement, education and awareness efforts for colorectal cancer prevention.

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Bladder Cancer, Cancer Drug, Clinical Trial, Translational Research

CicloMed Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application for Ciclopirox Prodrug in the Treatment of Bladder Cancer

CicloMed LLC announced that its development candidate for non-muscle-invasive and muscle-invasive bladder cancer, Ciclopirox Prodrug, was cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin human clinical trials. With this clearance, CicloMed plans to initiate the first-in-human safety trial in patients with advanced solid tumor cancers as soon as possible at several centers, including The University of Kansas Cancer Center. Discovered by a multidisciplinary team of researchers at KU Cancer Center, Ciclopirox Prodrug was licensed to CicloMed LLC, a subsidiary of Kansas City-based BioNOVUS Innovations LLC, in November 2015.







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