For the first time,
researchers have grown a working stomach
using stem cells that can be used to better understand gastric cancer and treatment options.
Get a behind the scenes look
at the project that's been ongoing since 2010.
A recent Dove Medical Press study found the combination of curcumin and 5-FU inhibited gastric cancer growth and induction of potent apoptosis in resistant cancer cells, and should be further studied as a potential treatment.
How are heart burn medications and gastric cancer related? Researchers found patients taking proton pump inhibitors for longer periods are at higher risk of developing fundic gland polyps on the stomach lining, which depending on the size can carry a risk of gastric cancer.