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Precision Surveillance For Colon Cancer Screening

The interval at which an individual undergoes a repeat colonoscopy because of previous pre-cancerous polyps, a practice known as surveillance should be tailored to the individual and not simply be determined by the results of prior colonoscopies, according to Regenstrief Institute research scientist Thomas F. Imperiale, M.D.

New Target To Inhibit Progression of Liver Disease

Naglaa Shoukry, Ph. D., and her team have made a significant breakthrough in their research aiming to limit the progression of liver disease. They have characterized the mechanisms of action of type 3 inflammatory cytokines that are produced by the cells of the immune system, which result in a progression of hepatic scarring known as fibrosis.