Rising incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in Western countries: is it possible to identify a population at risk?

@article{Incarbone2000RisingIO,
  title={Rising incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in Western countries: is it possible to identify a population at risk?},
  author={Raffaello Incarbone and Luigi Bonavina and S{\'e}rgio Szachnowicz and Greta I. Saino and Alberto Peracchia},
  journal={Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus},
  year={2000},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={275-8}
}
Symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Barrett's mucosa are risk factors for esophageal adenocarcinoma (ADC). The aim of this study was to analyze the anthropometric features and prevalence of GERD in patients with ADC compared with patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and control subjects. A total of 262 patients with ADC and 302 with SCC were enrolled consecutively. A control group of 262 individuals, sex and age matched to the ADC group, and an additional group of 138… CONTINUE READING

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