Current Research

New evidence suggests a role for anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment and prevention of colon and rectal cancers. Patients with familial adenomatous polypo-sis who took sulindac had significant reductions of the number and size of their polyps compared to controls. New directed agents against COX-2 have shown more effect and may be important in prevention. Case controlled studies show a definite reduction in the risk of colon cancer.

Gene therapy with delivery of p53 to tumor cells has been seen in phase 1 and II trials. To this point the results have been less than promising. As delivery techniques improve so too will this form of therapy.

Back Pain Revealed

Back Pain Revealed

Tired Having Back Pains All The Time, But You Choose To Ignore It? Every year millions of people see their lives and favorite activities limited by back pain. They forego activities they once loved because of it and in some cases may not even be able to perform their job as well as they once could due to back pain.

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