The IC-RISC™ (“Interactive & Contextual RISk Calculator”) web application uses an individual’s risk factor profile to estimate his/her absolute risk of developing EAC (esophageal adenocarcinoma) over the next ten years. This educational tool is meant to inform discussions between a health provider and patient regarding:
how personal risk of EA fits into the “bigger picture” of health and disease,
whether preventive actions are indicated to possibly reduce risk of EA and other conditions, and
whether additional tests and procedures might be warranted to identify and manage those with high risk profiles.
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