Association of Gastroesophageal Reflux With Malignancy of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract in Elderly Patients.

Abstract

Importance Chronic inflammatory states have been linked to the development of malignancy. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a known risk factor for esophageal adenocarcinoma as the end result of chronic inflammatory changes. Objective To investigate the association of GERD with the risk of malignancy in the upper aerodigestive tract (UADT… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2017.2561

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