Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Management of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.

  title={Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Management of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Joel H. Rubenstein and N J Shaheen},
  volume={149 2},
Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is rapidly increasing in incidence in Western cultures. Barrett's esophagus is the presumed precursor lesion for this cancer. Several other risk factors for this cancer have been described, including chronic heartburn, tobacco use, white race, and obesity. Despite these known associations, most patients with EAC present with symptoms of dysphagia from late-stage tumors; only a small number of patients are identified by screening and surveillance programs… CONTINUE READING
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