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Swallowable test developed for Barrett’s esophagus | BE is a possible risk factor for Esophageal Cancer | March 21, 2018,

Clinical efficacy of endoscopic submucosal dissection in the treatment of early esophageal cancer and precancerous lesions | March 2018, U.S. National Library of Medicine

Long-term PPI Use and Increased Esophageal Cancer Risk | March 5, 2018,

Microbiome and Esophageal Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)—Letter | February 2018, 

Cost vs Benefits: The Controversy Over Proton Beam Radiotherapy | Esophageal cancer | February 28, 2018,

Esophagectomy prolongs esophageal cancer survival | February 15, 2018,

Fish Consumption and Cancer | Including Esophageal Cancer | February 16, 2018,

Cryotherapy less painful than RFA for Barrett’s esophagus| Esophageal cancer | February 9, 2018, 

Drinking hot tea associated with a 5-fold increased risk for esophageal cancer for some | February 6, 2018,

Esophagectomy provides higher survival rates in esophageal cancer | January 30, 2018,

Dr. Karasic on Palbociclib in Esophageal and Gastric Cancer | January 30, 2018,

More Intense Neoadjuvant ECX Chemotherapy Regimen Fails for Esophageal Cancer  | January 25, 2018,

‘One-Stop’ Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Promise | Esophageal Cancer | January 18, 2018,

Robotic Surgery Scores in Esophageal Cancer Study | January 18, 2018,

Radiotherapy Dose to Lung Affects Overall Survival Among Patients With Esophageal Cancer  | January 17, 2018,

Researchers develop swallowable test to detect pre-cancerous Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | January 17, 2018 ,

No Reduction in HRQOL With Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy in Esophageal Cancer | January 15, 2018,

Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) Promising in Advanced Esophageal Cancer | January 7, 2018

Endoscopic Assessment of Reflux: Are You Doing It Right? | December 27, 2017,

Age, sex, smoking among factors that predict progression of Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal cancer risk factor | December 27, 2017,

Classification Guidelines for Gastric/GEJ Cancers | Including Esophageal cancer, esophageal adenocarcinoma | December 21, 2017, 

Researchers find bacteria tied to esophageal cancer | December 1, 2017,

Quality of Life With Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy in Esophageal/Esophagogastric Junction Cancer | November 30, 2017, 

Pembrolizumab Active in Heavily Pretreated Esophageal Tumors | November 29, 2017,

Immunotherapy in Advanced Esophageal Carcinoma | November 29, 2017,

Endoscopy Could Spare More Barrett’s Patients From Surgery | November 17, 2017,

Pembrolizumab Effective in Esophageal Carcinoma | November 12, 2017,

Alcohol Is a Cancer Risk, ASCO Says | Including Esophageal Cancer | November 8, 2017,

Men with esophageal cancer more likely to experience recurrence | November 8, 2017,

Possible Benefit with Proton Therapy – Fewer post-op complications in older patients with esophageal cancer | November 3, 2017, 

Aspirin especially protective against GI cancers | Including esophageal cancer | November 2, 2017,

Proton beam therapy can help improve outcomes in elderly patients with esophageal cancer  | October 27, 2017,

Esophageal cancer in first-degree relative increases Barrett’s risk | October 18, 2017,

Esophageal cancer ‘cell of origin’ identified  | October 11, 2017,

Addition of Cetuximab to Concurrent Chemoradiation in Esophageal Cancer  | October 10, 2017

Study finds new treatment technique for displaced gastric mucosa in the esophagus | September 25, 2017,

Acid Reflux Esophageal Cancer Link  | September 15, 2017,

More than 1 in 6 laparoscopic antireflux surgery patients experience GERD recurrence | September 12, 2017,

FLOT Combination Therapy May Be a New Standard for Esophageal Cancer | September 8, 2017,

Adding Pertuzumab Does Not Prolong Overall Survival in HER2+ Gastric or Gastro-esophageal Cancers | September 8, 2017,

Volatile Organic Compounds and Esophageal Cancer: Understanding the Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment | September 8, 2017,

AHN, Johns Hopkins Research Points Potential Way to Effective Immunotherapy Use for Esophageal Cancer Patients | September 5, 2017,

New Standard Identified for Resection of Mid to Low Esophageal Cancers | September 5, 2017,

Esophageal cancer patients fare better after undergoing laparoscopic surgery, MIRO trial shows | September 5, 2017,

FDA clears truFreeze cryotherapy spray for low-grade dysplasia in Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal cancer  |  September 1, 2017,

Failed study shows need for esophageal cancer biomarkers  August 31, 2017,

WATS detects esophageal cancer, dysplasia four times better than random biopsy | August 24, 2017,

Robotic-assisted esophageal surgery safe, effective for some patients | August 23, 2017,

Scientists uncover a deadly ‘addiction’ in esophageal cancer  | August 22, 2017,

Expert Speaks on Importance of Genetic Testing in GI Cancers | August 14,

Largest study of its kind reveals women have superior response to esophageal cancer treatment | August 22, 2017,

Cellspan esophageal implant product used in first esophagus reconstruction | August 10, 2017,

Saliva-based GERD test registered with FDA, will launch in US this year | August 7, 2017,

Gefitinib shows activity in advanced esophageal cancer subgroup | July 2017, 

Endoscopic Therapy in Barrett Esophagus and Early Cancer | June 4, 2017, 

Radiofrequency Ablation Cuts Barrett’s Long-Term | May 11, 2017,

Magnets Attractive in GERD | May 10, 2017,  

An $80 Disposable Scope for Upper GI Imaging | Esophageal Cancer Detection/Screening | May 8, 2017,

Multimodality endoscopic eradication therapy safe for Barrett’s esophagus (BE) | May 8, 2017,

Dysplasia, length, center experience predict Barrett’s recurrence | May 7, 2017,

Role of Nurse Practitioners in Managing Esophageal Cancer, Complications  | May 4, 2017,

IMRT vs Proton Therapy in Esophageal Cancer | May 3, 2017,

Treatment improved overall survival in elderly patients with early-stage esophageal cancer  | April 27, 2017,

Breath Test Might Help Detect Stomach and Esophageal Cancers  | April 25, 2017,

Signs and Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer  | April 19, 2017,

Dr. Mariette on Takeaways from a Study of Esophageal and Gastric Cancer Surgery | April 17, 2017,

PET/CT for esophageal (cancer) carcinoma staging detects clinically unsuspected synchronous malignancy | April 10, 2017,

Phase 3 Study of Pembrolizumab in Esophageal and Esophagogastric Junction Cancers | April 7, 2017,

Cost Analysis Supports Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett Esophagus With Low-Grade Dysplasia | April 6, 2017,

Expert Discusses Benefits of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and Proton Therapy in Esophageal Cancer | April 5, 2017, 

Low [Esophageal] Cancer Risk in Barrett Esophagus With Irregular Z Line  | April 3, 2017,

SAGES provides ‘strong recommendation’ for endoluminal GERD therapies | Esophageal cancer prevention | March 27, 2017,

Novel Calculator Guides Treatment Choice in Esophageal Cancer  | March 23, 2017,

Novel hybrid endoscope may enable early diagnosis of esophageal cancer  | March 7, 2017,

Gastric-tube versus whole-stomach esophagectomy for esophageal cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis  | March 7, 2017,

Barrett’s esophagus: Cancer risk is highest in first year after diagnosis | March 6, 2017,

Barrett’s esophagus recurrence unlikely after endoscopic eradication with reflux control | Esophageal Cancer  | March 6, 2017,

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to study photodynamic therapy for multiple tumor types | Including esophageal cancer | March 3, 2017, 

Diet and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Role in Pathogenesis and Management  | March 2017,

Esophageal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®) | March 2017,

Novel calculator more easily identifies patients with esophageal cancer who will benefit from neoadjuvant chemoradiation | March 2, 2017,

Promising Technologies Arise for Diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus | February 2017,

Lifetime weight gain linked to esophageal and stomach cancers | February 15, 2017,

Dr. Geoffrey Ku from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center discusses Immunotherapy in Gastric and Esophageal Cancer | February 9, 2017,

Poor Pathologist Agreement for Low-Grade Dysplasia in Barrett’s Esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | February 6, 2017, 

Cancer Stem Cell Research Suggests a New Approach to Treatment Resistance in Esophageal Cancer | February 1, 2017,

Why thick skin develops on our palms and soles, and its links to esophageal cancer | February 1, 2017,

Dr. Steven Lin from The University of Texas MD Anderson Center discusses Chemoradiation in Elderly Patients with Esophageal Cancer | January 31, 2017, 

Breath test could help detect stomach and esophageal cancers | January 29, 2017,

Depression and Anxiety Tied to Cancer Deaths | Including Esophageal Cancer | January 27, 2017,

Dr. Steven Lin on Advances in Radiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer | January 27, 2017, 

Barrett Esophagus and Risks for Cancer Incidence, Mortality  | January 25, 2017

Older Patients with GI Cancers (Esophageal Cancer Included) Don’t Always Receive Treatment  | January 22, 2017,

A Positron Emission Tomography (PET)-Guided Therapy Switch for Esophageal Cancer | January 19, 2017,

Immunotherapy Treatments Only Just Emerging in Esophageal, Gastric Cancers | January 17, 2017,

Study sheds light on esophageal cancer, offers insight into increasingly common disease: Research recommends clinical trials organizers and drug manufacturers focus on newly discovered molecular subtypes | January 4, 2017,

Electronic Nose Could Be Future of Esophageal Cancer Screening | December 28, 2016,

Relatives, Spouses of Individuals With Barrett’s Esophagus At Increased Risk for Developing the Disease| Esophageal Cancer  December 22, 2016,

The low IGFBP-3 level is associated with esophageal cancer patients: a meta-analysis | December 15, 2016,

Targeted Therapy Makes Inroads in Gastroesophageal Cancer | Esophageal Cancer | December 15, 2016,

Blood pressure medication may help patients with Barrett’s syndrome | Esophageal Cancer | December 14, 2016,

An “Electronic Nose” for Detecting Barrett Esophagus | Esophageal Cancer Detection  | December 1, 2016,

Sponge on a string test could replace endoscopies | Esophageal cancer detection  | November 10, 2016,

Barrett’s Metaplasia Found To Extend Beyond GE Junction | Esophageal cancer (adenocarcinoma) | November 9, 2016,

Metabolic Syndrome Associated With Increased Risk of Esophageal Cancer in Older Patients | November 9, 2016,

Barrett Esophagus Recurrence After Complete Endoscopic Eradication with Radiofrequency Ablation | November 9, 2016,

Epithelial thickness is marker for gastroesophageal reflux  | October 29, 2016, 

Alginate therapy an effective alternative for treating GERD symptoms | October 26, 2016, 

Changes in exercise capacity, muscle strength, and health-related quality of life in esophageal cancer patients undergoing esophagectomy | October 25, 2016, BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation

Salvage esophagectomy after failure of definitive radiochemotherapy for esophageal cancer | October 25, 2016,

Achalasia and the Risk for Esophageal Cancer  | October 13, 2016,

Neoadjuvant CRT Improves Survival in Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Esophageal Cancer | October 7, 2016,

NSAIDs not linked to lower risk for Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | September 21, 2016,

New Baylor College of Medicine program targets esophageal cancer, Houston, TX | September 21, 2016, 

Cancer Therapy Advisor Treatment Regimen Chart for Esophageal Cancer and EGJ Cancers Updated  | September 20, 2016,

The American Society of General Surgeons (ASGS) endorses Cellvizio for GERD, Barrett’s esophagus | September 5, 2016,

Study opens door to targeted treatments for esophageal cancer  | September 5, 2016,

Evolutionary Theory Predicts Progression of Barrett’s Esophagus to Esophageal Adenocarcinoma  | September 2, 2016,

Fused genes found in esophageal cancer cells offer new clues on disease mechanisms | August 25, 2016,

Early indicator of esophageal cancer risk found in Barrett’s cells | August 23, 2016

‘Born to be bad’ or ‘Born to be benign’ – Testing cells for esophageal cancer risk | August 19, 2016,

Studies Identify More Risk Loci for Esophageal Cancer [Adenocarcinoma] | August 15, 2016,

Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk  | July 28, 2016,

Researchers discover gene variant associated with esophageal cancer | July 28, 2016,

New Barrett’s Esophagus (BE) Recommendations Call for Second Opinion on Dysplasia | Esophageal Cancer | July 20, 2016,

Discovery of the genes responsible for esophageal squamous cell cancer (ESCC) | July 15, 2016,

Surveillance endoscopy improves cancer outcomes in Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal cancer | HealioGastro, July 15, 2016

New method uses computer to scan esophagus images for signs of esophageal cancer |, July 15, 2016

A Novel, Targeted Drug Yields Promising Results In Stomach And Esophageal Cancer |, June 20, 2016

Hot Drinks May Increase Your Risk Of Esophageal Cancer; Liquid Damages Throat And Promotes Tumor Growth |, June, 15,2016

Surgeon’s proficiency in esophagectomy affects short- and long-term [esophageal] cancer outcomes |, May 26, 2016

Biopsy Combo Boosts Esophageal Cancer Detection  |, May 23, 2016

Saliva, artificial intelligence analysis of biomarkers may predict esophageal cancer |, May 22, 2016

Endoscopic biopsy, EUS inadequate for detecting residual esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy, May 2, 2016 

Statin use linked to reduced mortality after esophageal cancer diagnosis  |, April 12, 2016 

Edoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) increases risk for adverse events from radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s esophagus (BE) dysplasia  |, April 11, 2016

Optimal management of esophageal cancer, gastroesophageal junction cancers remains controversial  |, March 25, 2016 

Learning Curve Exists for Esophageal Cancer Surgery |, March 9, 2016

Many esophageal cancers missed after negative endoscopy in patients with Barrett’s esophagus |, March 1, 2016

Endoscopic submucosal dissection and endoscopic mucosal resection highly effective for endoscopic resection of early Barrett’s esophagus neoplasia |, February 26, 2016 

PET may be overused to detect lung, esophageal cancer recurrence |, February 22, 2016

Barrett’s esophagus, persistent low-grade dysplasia increase high-grade dysplasia, cancer risk |, February 4, 2016

Obesity Impact on Generational Cancer Risk ‘Needs Study’ (Including Esophageal Cancer) |, February 4, 2016

Expert recaps three trials in gastric, esophageal cancer |, January 26, 2013

Screening for Barrett’s esophagus not feasible with current methods |, January 23, 2016

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) May be Risk Factor for Recurrence in Esophageal Cancer |, January 19, 2016 

Tumor protein 53 adversely affects survival rates in esophageal cancer |, January 19, 2016

Adding to Radiotherapy (RT) to Neoadjuvant Chemo Improves Response in Esophageal Cancer |, January 19, 2016 

Endoscopic Surgery Technique Demonstrates Cure Potential in Esophageal Cancer |, January 8, 2016 

Mortality Rates in Patients With Esophageal Cancer Are Lower With The Use of Intensity-modulated Radiotherapy |, January 7, 2016 




“Esophageal cancer is one of the major cancer types for which new immune-based cancer treatments are currently in development.” | December 2015,

Immunotherapy Is Game-Changer for Oncology | Including Esophageal Cancer (Squamous Cell and Adenocarcinoma) | December 27, 2015,

Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News – Is Ablation For Patients With Nondysplastic Barrett’s Esophagus (BE) Who Fear Esopageal Cancer, But Don’t Have It? | December 2015,

Barrett Esophagus: Updated Guideline Recommendations | December 18, 2015, 

Top Takeaways from ASCO: Esophageal cancer | December 1, 2015,

Esophageal cancer surgery earlier in the week results in better prognosis | November 23, 2015,

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for Barrett’s esophagus (BE) Linked to Improved Quality of Life | BE can lead to esophageal cancer | October 2015, 

Targeted radiation for esophageal cancer (esophageal squamous cell carcinoma) therapy reduces toxicity without increasing recurrence   | October 31, 2015,

High Progression Risk in Low-Grade Dysplasia Barrett’s Esophagus, Esophageal Cancer | October 22, 2015,

5-year study confirms long-term safety, efficacy of LINX procedure for GERD | September 17, 2015,  

WATS technique shows high interobserver agreement in Barrett’s, dysplasia diagnosis | September 14, 2015, 

U.K. Study Finds No Need for Diagnostic Barium Test | Esophageal Cancer Testing  | September 2015, 

Study shows WATS3D biopsy can help overcome limitations of histopathological assessment of esophageal precancer | September 14, 2015, 

Nurse-led walk-and-eat intervention may improve outcomes for patients with esophageal cancer | September 11, 2015,

Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy benefits patients with esophageal, esophagogastric junction cancers | September 11, 2015,

Barrett’s Surveillance May Not Reduce Esophageal Cancer Deaths | September 2015, 

Positron Emission Tomography Does Not Improve Treatment of Esophageal Cancer | September 8, 2015, 

Lymphadenectomy in Esophageal Cancer: How Much Is Too Much? | September 2015,

Simulation model provides more accurate estimate of cancer progression in Barrett’s esophagus | Barrett’s esophagus could increase risk of esophageal cancer | September 3, 2015, 

The extent of lymphadenectomy during surgery for esophageal cancer might not influence survival  | September 3, 2015,

Radiofrequency ablation reduces neoplastic progression in Barrett’s esophagus | Barrett’s esophagus could increase risk of esophageal cancer | September 2, 2015,

Researchers classifies two subtypes of esophageal cancer [esophageal adenocarcinoma and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma] using genomic signatures | September 2015, 

Jumping Genes’ Unusually Active in Many Gastrointestinal Cancers, Studies Find | Including esophageal cancer | August 2015,

Self-directed teaching adequate for learning to diag. Barrett’s esophagus, an Esophageal Cancer Risk Factor | August 20, 2015,

Novel biopsy procedure may offer early detection of cancer of the esophagus  | August 10, 2015,

Novel Marker Guides Radiotherapy in Esophagogastric Cancer | August 6, 2015,

In Resectable Esophageal, EGJ Cancer, Chemoradiotherapy Improves Survival | August 6, 2015,

FDA approves two new ablation systems for Barrett’s esophagus | July 31, 2015, 

LINX comparable to Nissen fundoplication in GERD symptom improvement | July 30, 2015, 

Salvage Surgery in the Management of Esophageal Cancer | July 21, 2015,

Researchers Develop New Breath Test to Diagnose Esophageal and Gastric Cancers | June 23, 2015

The role of endoscopy in the management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) | June 2015,

GERD Duration, Other Factors Raise Esoghageal Cancer [Adenocarcinoma] Risk  | June 12, 2015,

Severe GERD Symptoms in Relation to Anxiety, Depression and Coping | June 2015,

Genomic testing can help identify patients with Barrett’s esophagus at heightened risk for esophageal cancer | June 8, 2015,

ECX chemotherapy shows some benefit without OS improvement in advanced esophageal cancer | June 5, 2015,

Experts explore efficacy of Stretta therapy for treating chronic GERD patients  | May 2015,

WATS3D biopsy improves detection of Barrett’s esophagus-associated high-grade dysplasia, esophageal cancer [VIDEO] | May 27, 2015,

Mutational load predicts progression in patients with Barrett’s esophagus | May 26, 2015,

Proton therapy safer than older radiotherapies for esophageal cancer | May 26, 2015,

Safety and efficacy of endoscopic spray cryotherapy for Barrett’s dysplasia: results of the National Cryospray Registry | May 18, 2015, Diseases of the Esophagus

Study shows certain esophageal cancers have similar mutations in their cells | May 18, 2015,

Endoscopic screening for esophageal cancer may reduce long-term mortality  | May 15, 2015,

New drug combination may boost survival in advanced stomach and esophageal cancer | May 5, 2015,

Stretta Becomes World’s Most Widely-Used Non-Surgical Treatment For Chronic GERD | May 2015,

Acid exposure time found most useful in pH-impedance testing | May 1, 2015, GI & Hepatology News 

5-Year Survivors of Esophageal Cancer Still Face Low But Constant Risks | April 29, 2015,

Barrett’s Screening Associated With Earlier Esophageal Cancer Diagnosis | April 28, 2015,

International experts unveil new treatment for Barrett’s esophagus | April 23, 2015,

LINX, Nissen fundoplication comparably improve quality of life in chronic GERD patients | April 21, 2015, 

Incidence of esophageal cancer linked to GERD rises six-fold in recent decades | April 21, 2015,

New Treatment for Barrett’s Esophagus | April 15, 2015,

The National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT) Updates Insurance Model Policy for Proton Therapy. These additional studies assessed the use of proton-beam therapy for a variety of cancer types, including esophageal cancer | April 2, 2015, 

Chinese Team Uses Sequencing to Characterize Esophageal Cancer | April 2, 2015,

Clinical Trials Actively Recruiting Patients With Esophageal Cancer | March 25, 2015,

Angiogenic Factors Linked to Esophageal Cancer Outcomes | March 18, 2015,

Targeting Gastric Cancer: Recent Advances Generate Fresh Hopes After Many Frustrations | March 11, 2015,

The American Medical Association creats new category 1 current procedural terminology, or CPT, code for the transoral incisionless fundoplication procedure for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease | March 10, 2015,

Case Volume Tied To Recurrence Rates After Radiofrequency Ablation For Barrett’s Esophagus | March 2015,

Castle Biosciences announces publication of esophageal cancer study | February 25, 2015,

Analysis of microendoscopic images helps diagnose esophageal squamous neoplasia | February 17, 2015,

Improving Detection of Precancer of the Esophagus in Patients with Chronic Heartburn | February 16, 2015,

High childhood BMI may increase esophageal cancer risk as adult | February 12, 2014,

Esophageal cancer risk low for GERD patients after negative screening endoscopy | February 12, 2015,

Cytosponge-TFF3 test safely, accurately diagnosed Barrett’s esophagus | February 3, 2015,

Can Chemo Be Omitted in Esophageal [Cancer] Palliative Therapy? | February 3, 2015,

New minimally invasive test can identify patients with reflux symptoms who may warrant endoscopy to diagnose Barrett’s esophagus | January 30, 2015,

Vigilant surveillance for esophageal carcinoma relapse appropriate after bimodality therapy | January 20, 2015,

Albumin Linked to Survival Odds in Esophageal Cancer | January 2015,

Novel MET Inhibitor Elicits ‘Dramatic Response’ in gastroesophageal junction, gastric, and esophageal cancers | January 19, 2015,

Radiation therapy alone appears to be as effective as chemoradiation (CRT) for relieving dysphagia in patients with advanced esophageal cancer in the palliative setting, according to a large phase 3 trial | January 19, 2015,

Barrett’s esophagus patients preferred endoscopic intervention for esophageal adenocarcinoma | January 19, 2015,

Mixed Results With MET Inhibition in Gastroesophageal Cancers | Esophageal Cancer Research | January 16, 2015,

Radiotherapy, surgery conferred similar survival in cervical esophageal cancers | January 16, 2015,

Cytosponge safe, well-tolerated, accurate tissue collection method vs. endoscopy for EoE evaluation | January 9 2015,

FDA grants fast track status to drug for triple-negative breast cancer. Also evaluating for esophageal cancer | January 5, 2015,


Obesity, acid reflux precursors for esophageal cancer | December 29, 2014,

Esophageal cancer treated by endoscopic submucosal dissection after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy: a case report | December 18, 2014,

Random Biopsies in Endoscopically Normal Esophagus Find Recurrences After Ablation | December 2014,

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy Improves Outcomes, But Remains Underutilized | December 14, 2014,

EndoGastric Solutions Advances EsophyX Platform with the Launch of EsophyX2 HD Device| December 11, 2014

Cardiac volume effects during chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer | December 10, 2014,

Is it justified to ablate flat-type esophageal squamous cancer? | December 2014,

Proton Pump Inhibitors Decrease Diversity in Gut Microbiome, Increase Risk for Complications | November 25, 2014,

Trial results reveal first targeted treatment to boost survival for oesophageal cancer | November 5, 2014,

Swallowing a sponge on a string could replace endoscopy as pre-cancer test | November 4, 2014,

STS releases new clinical practice guidelines for treating esophageal cancer | October 30, 2014,

EndoGastric solutions reports two-year durability data from TIF Registry for GERD patients choosing Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication | October 30, 2014,

Clinical practice guidelines address multimodality treatment for esophageal cancer | October 30, 2014,

Jersey City hospital becomes state’s first to offer procedure to help prevent esophageal cancer | October 27, 2014,

Esophageal adenocarcinoma: UK tops global league table for esophageal cancer in men | October 17, 2014,

Men at fourfold higher risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma | October 17, 2014,

Team discovers stem cells in the esophagus | October 16, 2014,

Heartburn-predominant vs. regurgitation-predominant GERD patients had poorer QOL| October 6, 2014,

Radiotherapy suffices for palliation in esophageal cancer | October 6, 2014, Oncology Practice Digital Network

Transoral Fundoplication Effective For GERD Poorly Controlled With PPIs | September 25, 2014,

Study Explores Therapies for Advanced Esophageal Cancer | September 22, 2014,

Radiotherapy helps remedy dysphagia in esophageal cancer | September 22, 2014,

A Global Perspective on Esophageal Cancer | September 16, 2014,

Esophageal cancer patients: Blood test could help determine tailored treatment options | September 15, 2014,

Collaborative Study Finds New Approach for Treating Esophageal Cancer | September 9, 2014,

Barrett’s esophagus associated with increased risk for colon polyps | August 25, 2014,

Gefitinib may be effective to treat esophageal cancer in some patients | August 25, 2014,

Survival better with surgical resection than with endoscopic resection for early esophageal cancer | August 11, 2014,

Biomarker for early detection of esophageal cancer developed | August 7, 2014,

Allegheny Health Network published a study offering hope of a simple blood test for early detection of lethal esophageal cancer | August 5, 2014,

Scientific review finds aspirin significantly cuts esophageal cancer rates | August 5, 2014,

Multibiomarker risk score identified Barrett’s esophagus more accurately than previous methods | August 1, 2014,

Study Compares Treatments for Early Esophageal Cancer | July 29, 2014,

Stage esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant chemo | July 28, 2014, Oncology Practice Digital Network

Statin Use Decreases Risk of Barrett’s Esophagus, Study Shows | July 23, 2014,

Gene Mutation Test Could Aid Esophageal Cancer Diagnosis | July 16, 2014,

Preop Chemoradiation Fails to Improve Survival in Early Esophageal

Can Complementary and Alternative Therapies Relieve GERD Symptoms? | July 3, 2014,

Genetic test could ‘hugely improve’ prognosis for esophageal cancer | July 1, 2014,

LINX Reflux Management System safe for patients suffering from GERD, shows new data | July 1, 2014,

Results of a trial evaluating the role of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in patients with clinically staged, early esophageal cancer  | June 30, 2014, Journal of Clinical Oncology

PET/MR Could Be Effective for Staging Esophageal Cancer | June 17, 2014,

Low recurrence of Barrett’s esophagus observed after radiofrequency ablation | June 26, 2014,

Combined alcohol, tobacco use increased esophageal cancer risk | June 13, 2014,

Incidence of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma in Barrett’s Esophagus with Low-Grade Dysplasia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis | June 2014, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

A population-based, retrospective, cohort study of esophageal cancer missed at endoscopy | June 2014, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine

Long-segment Barrett’s esophagus linked to increased cancer risk | April 30, 2014,

Stents loaded with 125iodine seeds improved OS in esophageal cancer | April 25, 2014,

Survival greater in esophageal adenocarcinoma patients previously diagnosed with BE | April 10, 2014,

Curcumin Induces Cell Death in Esophageal Cancer Cells through Modulating Notch Signaling | February 17, 2012



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