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Epidemiology and prevention of esophageal cancer and Barrett's esophagus

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Feb
01
Update on Barrett's screening

Update on Barrett's screening

While not breaking new ground, this manuscript from Mayo Clinic nicely reviews state of the art approaches to screening (and
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Nov
29
Bariatric surgery vs medications in Barrett's

Bariatric surgery vs medications in Barrett's

Does bariatric surgery influence subsequent risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma? Depending on whom and when you ask, what population or subpopulation
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Oct
03
AI in screening and diagnosis of upper GI cancers and precursors

AI in screening and diagnosis of upper GI cancers and precursors

There is currently a great deal of interest in the role of Artifical Intelligence (AI) in medicine, particularly in specialties
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Aug
22
Gastric bypass surgery associated with reduced risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma

Gastric bypass surgery associated with reduced risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma

This large multinational observational study investigated whether bariatric surgery was associated with reduced risk of esophageal and cardia adenocarcinoma (ECA)
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Jul
14
Fine particulates and risk of esophageal cancer

Fine particulates and risk of esophageal cancer

This prospective cohort study conducted in China aimed to assess the association between long-term exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.
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Jun
16
Advances in management of esophageal cancer

Advances in management of esophageal cancer

While the ESOCAN website and blog focus on the epidemiology and prevention of esophageal cancer, this review gives insight into
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May
30
Qualitative analysis of professionals' views on screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma

Qualitative analysis of professionals' views on screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma

In this unusual and very in-depth review, Dr. Sijben and colleagues perform a qualitative analysis of professional’s views on
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Apr
27
Integration of epidemiology and machine learning in ESCC screening

Integration of epidemiology and machine learning in ESCC screening

The following summary made use of an accompanying comment by Drs. Dawsey and Duit: A substantial advance for screening of
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Apr
13
Bariatric surgery and risk of esophagogastric carcinoma

Bariatric surgery and risk of esophagogastric carcinoma

This study aimed to investigate whether bariatric surgery is associated with an increased risk of developing esophagogastric carcinoma, using a
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Apr
06
Frequency of post-RFA pain and dysphasia

Frequency of post-RFA pain and dysphasia

Radio frequency ablation (RFA) has become a standard of care for persons with advanced dysplasia in Barrett's, but
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