Gastroesophageal Reflux in Relation to Adenocarcinomas of the Esophagus: A Pooled Analysis from the Barrett’s and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium (BEACON)

@inproceedings{Cook2014GastroesophagealRI,
  title={Gastroesophageal Reflux in Relation to Adenocarcinomas of the Esophagus: A Pooled Analysis from the Barrett’s and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium (BEACON)},
  author={Michael Blaise Cook and Douglas A. Corley and Liam J. Murray and Linda M. Liao and Farin Kamangar and Weimin Ye and Marilie Denise Gammon and Harvey A. Risch and Alan G. Casson and Neal D Freedman and Wong-Ho Chow and Anna H Wu and Leslie Bernstein and Olof Nyr{\'e}n and Nirmala Pandeya and David C Whiteman and Thomas L. Vaughan},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have evidenced an association between gastroesophageal reflux and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EA). It is unknown to what extent these associations vary by population, age, sex, body mass index, and cigarette smoking, or whether duration and frequency of symptoms interact in predicting risk. The Barrett's and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium (BEACON) allowed an in-depth assessment of these issues. METHODS Detailed information on heartburn and regurgitation… CONTINUE READING