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Esophageal Cancer is cancer that forms in tissues lining the esophagus (the muscular tube through which food passes from the throat to the stomach). Two types of esophageal cancer are squamous cell carcinoma (cancer that begins in flat cells lining the esophagus) and adenocarcinoma (cancer that begins in cells that make and release mucus and other fluids).
American Cancer Society announces new research, training grants for fiscal year 2013

American Cancer Society announces new research, training grants for fiscal year 2013

Modifiable lifestyle factors may prevent progression of Barrett's-related esophageal cancer

Modifiable lifestyle factors may prevent progression of Barrett's-related esophageal cancer

Presence of certain bacteria in stomach microbiota can prevent pathology from H. pylori

Presence of certain bacteria in stomach microbiota can prevent pathology from H. pylori

Research may offer clues to why esophageal adenocarcinomas rates have increased rapidly

Research may offer clues to why esophageal adenocarcinomas rates have increased rapidly

Special issue on colorectal cancer published in GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy journal

Special issue on colorectal cancer published in GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy journal

Research findings have potential implications for treating human infections

Research findings have potential implications for treating human infections

MicroRNA expression signatures may help define progression of Barrett's esophagus

MicroRNA expression signatures may help define progression of Barrett's esophagus

Patients with Barrett's esophagus benefit from endoscope-based therapies

Patients with Barrett's esophagus benefit from endoscope-based therapies

Bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control gastroesophageal reflux disease

Bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control gastroesophageal reflux disease

Tumor texture analysis has prognostic potential

Tumor texture analysis has prognostic potential

Case Western Reserve receives $220,000 grant to study gastric cancers

Case Western Reserve receives $220,000 grant to study gastric cancers

Combination RT offers hope to late-stage esophageal cancer patients

Combination RT offers hope to late-stage esophageal cancer patients

Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium to be held from Jan. 24-26 in San Francisco, CA

Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium to be held from Jan. 24-26 in San Francisco, CA

Novel system could allow broader screening for esophageal cancer, other conditions

Novel system could allow broader screening for esophageal cancer, other conditions

Surgeons: Support your low-income neighbor

Surgeons: Support your low-income neighbor

NeoGenomics launches FISH assay for surveillance of patients with Barrett's Esophagus

NeoGenomics launches FISH assay for surveillance of patients with Barrett's Esophagus

Gestational age and size at birth affect risk of early diagnosis of esophagitis

Gestational age and size at birth affect risk of early diagnosis of esophagitis

Guided Therapeutics files amended PMA with FDA for LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan

Guided Therapeutics files amended PMA with FDA for LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan

Protective association between statin use and esophageal cancer

Protective association between statin use and esophageal cancer

Patients with Type 2 Diabetes may face increased risk of Barrett's Esophagus

Patients with Type 2 Diabetes may face increased risk of Barrett's Esophagus