Optimizing early upper gastrointestinal cancer detection at endoscopy

  title={Optimizing early upper gastrointestinal cancer detection at endoscopy},
  author={Andrew M. Veitch and Noriya Uedo and Kenshi Yao and James East},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology},
Survival rates for upper gastrointestinal cancers are poor and oesophageal cancer incidence is increasing. Upper gastrointestinal cancer is also often missed during examinations; a predicament that has not yet been sufficiently addressed. Improvements in the detection of premalignant lesions, early oesophageal and gastric cancers will enable organ-preserving endoscopic therapy, potentially reducing the number of advanced upper gastrointestinal cancers and resulting in improved prognosis. Japan… CONTINUE READING
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