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Grey background. The words Springsteen and E Street Ban 2023-2024 tour. Bruce Springsteen has continued to recover steadily from peptic ulcer disease over the past few weeks and will continue treatment through the rest of the year on doctor's advice. With this in mind, and out of an abundance of caution, all remaining 2023 tour dates will be postponed until 2024.

Peptic Ulcer Disease

September 29, 2023

With Springsteen out from touring for the rest of 2023, what is peptic ulcer disease, the condition that caused the delay?

Dr. Anand Mehta (left) and Shaaron Ochoa-Rios (right)

Cancer Biomarker

June 05, 2023

MUSC team finds a new, more specific biomarker for a liver cancer type. Currently, no specific diagnostic tools of this type exist for this disease.

Futuristic illustration of a Liver created by DALL-EE AI. Image provided by Dr. Jihad Obeid.

AI Sidekick

March 13, 2023

MUSC researchers show that AI can be used to help to identify liver cirrhosis in electronic health records.

Interactions between Kupffer (red), stellate (green) and endothelial (blue) cells in the liver. Image by Johnny Bonnardel.

Increased Infection Risk

January 31, 2022

MUSC researchers report that infections pose a major risk to patients with cirrhosis. A surprising number of those infections are fungal.

Dr. Don Rockey, director of the Digestive Disease Research Core Center at MUSC

Diagnosing Liver Disease

December 17, 2021

Research from MUSC’s Digestive Disease Research Core Center suggests that doctors can fail to diagnose alcoholic cirrhosis if they rely only on lab results.

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