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Understanding the Connection Between Heartburn & Cancer

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More than 25 million Americans experience daily heartburn which can lead to a condition called Barrett’s esophagus.

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Barrett’s esophagus increases the risk of developing esophageal cancer by 50 times or more.

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The most common form of esophageal cancer primarily affects white men over age 55.

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Raise Your Awareness

Chronic heartburn and Barrett’s esophagus can lead to the presence of precancerous, yet harmless cells. Due to recent advances in detection, your doctor can better help ensure that if any precancerous cells are present, they will be identified and then treated to prevent their progression to Esophageal Adenocarcinoma—one of the fastest growing cancers in America.

 

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