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Endoscopy Could Spare More Barrett's Patients From Surgery - Medscape



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Endoscopy Could Spare More Barrett's Patients From Surgery 
Medscape
ORLANDO ? Endoscopic therapy is as effective for people with Barrett's esophagus who present with intramucosal carcinoma as it is for those who present with high-grade dysplasia, new research shows. The noninvasive alternative to surgery is the ...

 


Bradley Hardie's battle with Barrett's Esophagus - The Tomahawk



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Bradley Hardie's battle with Barrett's Esophagus 
The Tomahawk
In January of 2016, Hardie's doctor wanted him to have an endoscopy that would take a look down Hardie's esophagus. The results came back as Barrett's Esophagus, a precancerous condition that is seen mostly in those who have suffered with acid reflux ...

 


What Causes Barrett's Esophagus? - News-Medical.net



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What Causes Barrett's Esophagus? 
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Barrett's esophagus (BE) is an abnormal metaplastic change in the esophageal epithelium (similar to intestinal tissue). BE may progress into esophageal adenocarcinoma, which is a rare cancer type. Even though the risk of converting BE to cancer is low, ...

 


Non-Dysplastic Barrett's Esophagus - News-Medical.net



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Non-Dysplastic Barrett's Esophagus 
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Barrett's esophagus (BE) is a condition in which tissue that is similar to the tissue lining in the intestines changes or replaces the lining of the esophagus (the tube that transports food from the mouth to the stomach). Even though BE has a chance of ...

 


6 roadblocks to digestive health [sponsored] - StarNewsOnline.com



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6 roadblocks to digestive health [sponsored] 
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Sometimes there is a malignant growth in the upper gastrointestinal tract, or an infection, or a condition called Barrett's esophagus, where there is a change to the tissue of the esophagus that needs to be monitored, according to the National ...

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Are Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer? - U.S. News & World Report



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Are Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer? 
U.S. News & World Report
... risk of developing bleeding or cancer of another area in the GI [gastro-intestinal] tract," Andrawes said. For example, he explained, the medications can help suppress stomach acids and guard against esophageal cancer in those with Barrett's esophagus.
Long-term proton pump inhibitors and risk of gastric cancer development after treatment for Helicobacter pylori: a ... Gut
Acid reflux drug linked to more than doubled risk of stomach cancer - UCL UCL

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Another First For UMC: 'Freezing Balloon' Used To Reduce Cancer ... - El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (blog)



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Another First For UMC: 'Freezing Balloon' Used To Reduce Cancer ... 
El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (blog)
In another exclusive-first at University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC), doctors this week began treating Barrett's Esophagus with a new surgical ?freezing ...

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Vaccines are recommended for patients with no spleen | To Your ... - STLtoday.com



Vaccines are recommended for patients with no spleen | To Your ... 
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Dear Dr. Roach ? I had surgery last year to remove my spleen and three-fourths of my pancreas. I had numerous vaccines before and after the surgery. Now I've ...

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Some GI disorders get disproportionate share of US research funding - Reuters



Some GI disorders get disproportionate share of US research funding 
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(Reuters Health) - Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders such as Crohn's disease and Barrett's esophagus get a bigger slice of U.S. public research funding than other GI conditions that affect many more Americans, researchers say. Writing in the journal ...

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Learn about reflux, heartburn solutions - Aitkin Independent Age



Learn about reflux, heartburn solutions 
Aitkin Independent Age
In addition, many years of reflux can introduce an abnormal lining called Barrett's esophagus, which can lead to cancer of the esophagus. Esophageal cancer is the fastest rising cancer in the U.S., with over a 600 percent increase in just three decades.