IGF Axis and Barrett’s Esophagus (Cancer Research UK – Hardie/Murray)

Information on study funded by Cancer Research UK: The Role of the IGF axis in the development of Barrett’s metaplasia: a pooled case:control analysis from the Barrett’s Esophagus Adenocarcinoma Consortium (BEACON) Evidence is accumulating that insulin like growth factors (IGFs) … Continue reading

Barrett’s and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Genetic Susceptibility Study (R01 – Vaughan/Whiteman)

Information on study funded by NCI The BEAGESS study was funded for three years starting September, 2009 (Vaughan & Whiteman, Multiple PIs) DESCRIPTION: The incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EA), a rapidly fatal disease, has increased faster than any other cancer … Continue reading