Mayo Clinic researchers and a team of collaborating scientists from across the country have determined the comparative effectiveness of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), aspirin and several supplements in preventing the recurrence of advanced neoplasia (polyps  that are the precursor of colorectal cancer) after polyp removal.

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of primary liver cancer. Hepatocellular carcinoma occurs most often in people with chronic liver diseases, such as cirrhosis caused by hepatitis B or hepatitis C infection.

Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of your pancreas - an organ in your abdomen that lies horizontally behind the lower part of your stomach. Your pancreas secretes enzymes that aid digestion and hormones that help regulate the metabolism of sugars.

November 17 is World Pancreatic Cancer Day but the entire month of November is meant to bring awareness to this disease. Although the incidence of pancreatic cancer has not risen significantly over the past decade, the disease is the third most common cause of cancer death in the United States, recently surpassing breast cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, 53,000 new cases of pancreatic cancer are expected in 2016, but an estimated 42,000 deaths will occur annually.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 14th Report on Carcinogens includes seven newly reviewed substances, bringing the cumulative total to 248 listings.

To deliver Mayo Clinic’s nationally ranked comprehensive cancer care to more people in Northeast Florida, the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center located at St. Vincent’s Riverside will open to patients on October 17. The collaboration between Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus and St. Vincent’s HealthCare, a part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profit health system, brings Mayo Clinic’s cancer services to patients in a newly built 11,500-square-foot medical suite on the campus of St. Vincent’s Riverside.