Kevin J Nattinger

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BACKGROUND Over the past several decades, the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) has rapidly increased. The purpose of this analysis was to examine temporal trends in EAC incidence and mortality within the US population and, in addition, to explore these trends within subgroups of the population. METHODS The National Cancer Institute (NCI)(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Better criteria are needed to identify patients who should be screened for Barrett's esophagus (BE) to reduce overtesting and improve the cost effectiveness. There is evidence that chemopreventive agents such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, particularly aspirin, reduce the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), but little is(More)
BACKGROUND The United States has experienced an alarming and unexplained increase in the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) since the 1970s. A concurrent increase in obesity has led some to suggest a relationship between the two trends. We explore the extent of this relationship. METHODS Using a previously validated disease simulation model of(More)
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