Alterations to the Esophageal Microbiome Associated with Progression from Barrett's Esophagus to Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.

@article{Snider2019AlterationsTT,
  title={Alterations to the Esophageal Microbiome Associated with Progression from Barrett's Esophagus to Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Erik J Snider and Griselda Compres and Daniel E Freedberg and Hossein Khiabanian and Yael R Nobel and Stephania Stump and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann and Charles J. Lightdale and Julian Abrams},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2019}
}
Background: The incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma has risen dramatically over the past half century, and the underlying reasons are incompletely understood. Broad shifts to the upper gastrointestinal microbiome may be partly responsible. The goal of this study was to describe alterations in the esophageal microbiome that occur with progression from Barrett's esophagus to esophageal adenocarcinoma.Methods: A case-control study was performed of patients with and without Barrett's esophagus… CONTINUE READING