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Cancer of the esophagus is of two main types, each with distinct etiological and pathological characteristics. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is predominant type of esophageal cancers worldwide comprising almost 95% of cases. While ESCC is prevalent in the developing world, esophageal adenocarcinoma is commonly seen in the developed country,(More)
A history of head and neck irradiation in childhood or adolescence was found in 22 of 130 patients with primary hyperparathyroidism compared with only 12 of 400 control patients, a significant difference (P less than .025). Among 200 patients with a known history of childhood irradiation, biochemical or surgical evidence of hyperparathyroidism was found in(More)
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