August 2004 Vol Issue

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COLORECTAL CANCER, SERIES #5

Can Dietary and Pharmacological Supplements Prevent Colorectal Cancer?

Paul Rozen

Doctor Rozen's article evaluates the chemical compounds and dietary components that could prevent, inhibit or change the course of colorectal cancer. He concludes his paper by stating that "lifelong, preventive dietary and lifestyle habits" are the best and most economic ways to diminish the occurrence of colorectal cancer.



COLORECTAL CANCER, SERIES #6

Has Real Progress Been Made in Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer?

Avrum Z. Bluming

Doctor Bluming discusses evolving new chemical treatments for colorectal cancer.



COLORECTAL CANCER, SERIES #7

The International Digestive Cancer Alliance- What Are Its Goals?

Meinhard Classen and Sidney Winawer

Doctors Classen and Winawer, Co-Chairmen of IDCA, give an overview of the creation and goals for The International Digestive Cancer Alliance.



A CASE TO REMEMBER

Successful Endoscopic Therapy of Bouveret's Syndrome Using Holmium Laser Lithotripsy

Anubha Sinha, Michelle Nazareth, Ashok N. Shah, Ertal Erturk and Uma Sundaram

The authors give a classic case of Bouveret's Syndrome and a novel approach for management.



A CASE TO REMEMBER

Sclerderma Presenting as Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

Matthew M. Biachi, Razi M. Arifuddin and Parvez S. Mantry

The authors describe a patient with diffuse gastrointestinal sclerderma which presented as chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction.



FELLOWS' CORNER

A case for you to solve.

K. Shiva Kumar

A case for you to solve.



A Guide for Patients

GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

This month's "A Guide for Patients" is prepared especially for the patient. The "Guide" can be cut out and duplicated by physicians for distribution to their patients.



Medical Bulletin Board

News items of interest to the nation's gastroenterologists.