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Another Obesity Downside: Esophageal Cancer Risk


WebMD - Mar 15, 2017
And those who then gained more than 40 pounds by age 50 doubled their risk of esophageal cancer and moderately increased their risk for stomach cancer, the study found. But, it was those individuals who progressed from overweight at age 20 to obese at ...
 

Obesity linked to higher risk of esophageal cancer


Bel Marra Health - Mar 17, 2017
New research has found an association between obesity and two rare forms of cancer – esophageal cancer and stomach cancer.
 

Easier diagnosis of esophageal cancer


Medical Xpress - Mar 6, 2017
The Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging at Helmholtz Zentrum München is heading the "Hybrid optical and optoacoustic endoscope for esophageal ...
 

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Esophageal Cancer books

100 Questions & Answers About Esophageal Cancer


by: Pamela K. Ginex, Maureen Jingeleski, Bart L. Frazzitta, Manjit S. Bains
EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you’re a newly diagnosed esophageal cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide the doctor’s and patient’s views, 100 Questions & Answers About Esophageal Cancer, Second Edition gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Written by two oncology nurses and a gastric surgeon, with extensive commentary from an esophageal cancer survivor, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
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Esophagectomy Post Surgical Guide: Questions and Answers


by: Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation
THE ESOPHAGEAL CANCER EDUCATION FOUNDATION The Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation (ECEF) www.fightec.org was formed in 2003 by Bart and Virginia Frazzitta. The initial purpose in establishing this 501 C 3 non-profit Organization was to help solicit funds for a CD ROM Project they had committed to fund for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The project had a cost of $75,000. This was achieved and it served as the beginning of this Foundation geared to focus on a mission statement that covered three goals, namely: • To bring awareness and educate the public and medical community about this disease • To walk the journey with caregivers and with patients who have this disease • To support research projects that will lead to a test for early detection of this disease and also to hopefully cure this disease.
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Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Diagnosis and Treatment


Esophageal cancer causes an estimated 386,000 deaths worldwide and is the sixth most common cause of death for men. The background characteristics of esophageal cancer treatment are markedly different between Asian and Western countries, however. In tumor histology, squamous cell carcinoma associated with smoking and alcohol consumption is overwhelmingly prevalent in Asia, whereas adenocarcinoma associated with Barrett’s metaplasia is markedly prevalent in the West. In Asia, especially in Japan, the key persons who play important roles in the management of esophageal cancer patients are surgeons; in the West those roles are filled by medical and radiation oncologists as well as surgeons.
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Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgery for Lung and Esophageal Cancer


This Atlas presents a state-of-the-art review of VATS and robotic approaches to managing lung and esophageal cancers. It discusses cancer staging, physiological evaluation of patients, and patient selection for minimally invasive surgery. The atlas offers detailed descriptions of individual operations accompanied by anatomic drawings, intraoperative images, and 3-dimensional anatomic reconstructions. Written by recognized experts in the field, it provides readers with an unparalleled resource for advancing their skills in managing these cancers.
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Esophageal Cancer Warning Signs


Esophageal Cancer Warning Signs ABC.
 

Stages of Esophageal Cancer and Treatments


Dr. Raja explains the stages of esophageal cancer and treatments based on stages in this whiteboard video.
 

Esophageal Cancer: Symptoms and Treatments


http://baylorhealth.com/dallasdigestive – What is Barrett's esophagus? Steven Leeds, MD, director of minimally invasive surgery research at Baylor University ...
 

Barbara's Story: Esophageal Cancer


Barbara Hassan and her thoracic surgeon, Dr. Mitchell Magee, Surgical Director of Thoracic Oncology at Medical City Dallas Hospital, tell the story of her ...
 

Overview of Esophageal Cancer -- Sloan-Kettering


Every year 1.4 million people around the world are diagnosed with esophageal cancer, the majority of whom are from South America and China. Dr. David Ilson ...