Additional resources

Esophageal cancer treatment & support

EC Aware
The mission of EC Aware is to provide outreach for esophageal cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors, to increase public awareness of this disease and to offer education and information in a supportive environment.
Oesophageal Patients Association
For more than 30 years, this UK-based charity has supported esophageal cancer patients and their caregivers. An extensive library of information and support services is provided.
Salgi Research Foundation
The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation is a nonprofit working to raise awareness, encourage early detection and fund research in esophageal cancer.
DeGregorio Family Foundation
DFF is dedicated to facilitating collaborative research on the pathogenesis, early diagnosis, and treatment of Upper GI Malignancies.
Esophageal cancer treatments
NCI's PDQ summary and explanation of esophageal treatments
Search for treatment trials
Search for clinical trials for esophageal cancer (NCI)
Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation
The ECEF provides a post surgical guide, access to support groups and a 24 hour hotline. The foundation financially also supports research projects that focus on the development of an early warning test for this disease.

Prevention

Search for prevention clinical trials
NCI resource for finding prevention clinical trials (all types of cancer)
Prevent Cancer Foundation
The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection.
ACS information on esophageal cancer
The American Cancer Society's site covering esophageal cancer risk factors and prevention
ACS on reducing cancer risk
American Cancer Society tips for avoiding cancer.
NCI Division of Cancer Prevention
NCI's Gastrointestinal Research Group conducts and supports prevention and early detection research on colorectal, esophageal, and other GI cancers, as well as new approaches to clinical prevention studies including immunoprevention.
NCI - esophageal cancer prevention
This PDQ cancer information summary has current information about esophageal cancer prevention. It is meant to inform and help patients, families, and caregivers.
NCI screening trials
NCI's resource for clinical trials of screening and surveillance (prevention)
Heartburn Cancer UK
Heartburn Cancer UK is dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of heartburn. The website also has information on Barrett's esohagus.
About
This website contains a curated and opinionated look at recent literature regarding the epidemiology and prevention of esophageal cancer, with an emphasis on esophageal adenocarcinoma. It is developed by Thomas L Vaughan MD, MPH ©2021
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This website should not be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This site does not constitute the practice of any medical or other professional health care advice, diagnosis or treatment. The information on this website represent the views solely of Dr. Vaughan.
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