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Digestive tract News (2 articles)

Autoimmune Diseases Affect Cancer Risk

In a recently published study, scientists of the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) have calculated the interrelations between autoimmune diseases and cancer of the digestive tract. They discovered that many autoimmune diseases increase the cancer risk,...

Published on 11 October 2011, 09:47

NIH researchers link rare cancer to cell oxygen deficiency

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered that a rare cancer of the digestive tract is linked to a shutdown in an enzyme that helps supply oxygen to cells.In some cases, the enzyme's failure to function resulted from errors in genes containing the information needed...

Published on 21 December 2010, 10:55