Aerodigestive malignancy and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

  • Neal R Olson
  • Published 1997 in The American journal of medicine


There is strong suspicion among clinicians that reflux of stomach or upper intestinal substances (bile, pepsin, acid) leads to cancer in the areas exposed to or bathed by these materials. This review, although not conclusive, attempts to gather the available evidence for this theory. The topics included in this discussion include esophagus, larynx, and lung… (More)