Determinants of survival following the diagnosis of esophageal adenocarcinoma (United States)

@article{Farrow1996DeterminantsOS,
  title={Determinants of survival following the diagnosis of esophageal adenocarcinoma (United States)},
  author={Diana C. Farrow and Thomas L. Vaughan},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={1996},
  volume={7},
  pages={322-327}
}
The rapidly rising incidence of esophageal adenocarcinomas in the United States and western Europe remains unexplained. Most persons who develop the disease have had long-standing gastroesophageal reflux symptoms with concomitant Barrett's metaplasia. They are, therefore, potentially identifiable for endoscopic screening and cancer surveillance, which should facilitate the early detection of these tumors. We undertook these analyses to determine the extent to which the opportunity for early… CONTINUE READING

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