Fatty acids rewire energy supply chain in stomach cancer development

A study by Vanderbilt researchers has revealed how metabolic changes spurred by fatty acids contribute to the transformation of cells into abnormal versions of themselves that are the precursors to stomach cancer.

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Study validates pyrvinium as treatment to prevent stomach cancer

A Vanderbilt study found that a drug that has been used for decades for intestinal pinworms, can be repurposed as a preventative treatment for stomach cancer.

The man at the music festival had been beaten unconscious. Medical assistant Chase Brown may have saved his life.

“If that was my little brother or one of my friends, I would hope someone would help them.”

Study reveals new clue to gastric cancer

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have uncovered evidence of fibroblast cells’ direct involvement in the development of gastric cancer.

Anna Means, PhD, R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, and colleagues are studying a group of proteins that are essential to the growth of colorectal cancer tumors.

Researchers find potential new target against colorectal cancer

woman rubbing her throat

Difficulty swallowing linked to chronic opioid use: study

Vanderbilt researchers found that chronic use of opioid painkillers like hydrocodone and oxycodone significantly increases the risk of dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing.

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