Articles tagged with: Oesophageal

Predicting cancer progression from Barrett’s Oesophagus

Posted in Publications Published by Zoe Leech 19 August 2016

Predicting cancer progression from Barrett’s Oesophagus

A new study from Dr Trevor Graham’s research group has been published in Nature Communications, led by postdoctoral researcher Dr Pierre Martinez. The results should improve monitoring and treatment for people with Barrett's oesophagus who are concerned about their risk of developing cancer...

New grant to help predict oesophageal cancer risk

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 04 July 2016

Understanding the evolution of Barrett’s oesophagus

New grant to help predict oesophageal cancer risk

Dr Stuart McDonald will receive a programme foundation award of ~ £1.2 million from Cancer Research UK.

It will allow the group to study how the pre-cancerous condition Barrett’s oesophagus evolves into cancer through investigating genetic and structural changes in the tissue over time.

With this award the team also hopes to find novel biomarkers that can change how we look after patients with Barrett’s oesopahgus...

Revealing the origins of Barrett's oesophagus

Posted in Publications Published by Marianne Baker 04 March 2014

Revealing the origins of Barrett's oesophagus

Dr Stuart McDonald and his group from the Centre for Tumour Biology have had their paper on Barrett's oesophagus published in the journal Gut.

Barrett's occurs in part of the oesophagus (food pipe) close to where it enters the stomach in an area called the gastro-oesophageal junction (GOJ). It is a pre-malignant lesion...

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