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‘High burden’ of cancer worry in patients with Barrett’s esophagus, regardless of risk for progression | Esophageal Cancer May 25, 2023, 

Newly discovered RNA molecules hold promise for detecting and treating esophageal cancer | May 15, 2023, 

Neoadjuvant Chemoimmunotherapy Deemed Safe, Effective in Esophageal Cancer | May 11, 2023, 

Prolonged radiotherapy duration may negatively affect outcomes in esophageal cancer | April 21, 2023, 

FTD/TPI plus oxaliplatin well-tolerated but not broadly effective as treatment for esophageal cancer | April 18, 2023, 

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month: Paradigm Shifts in Targetable Disease | April 17, 2023, 

Extrachromosomal DNA detection in Barrett’s esophagus linked to cancer development | Esophageal cancer | April 17, 2023, 

Michael K. Gibson, MD, PhD, on Metastatic Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: New First-Line Systemic Treatment Options | Esophageal Cancer | April 5, 2023,

Addition of Toripalimab to Definitive Chemoradiotherapy in Locally Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma | Esophageal Cancer | April 5, 2023, 

Dr. Kim on Tislelizumab in Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (ESCC) | Esophageal Cancer | February 24, 2023,

Review covers progress in immunotherapy for esophageal cancer | February 1, 2023, 

Dr. Botta on the Diagnosis and Treatment of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) | Esophageal cancer | January 17, 2023, 

Endoscopic surveillance reduces incidence of esophageal cancer in at-risk patients (esophageal squamous cell carcinoma) | January 11, 2023 |

Endoscopy for Barrett’s Esophagus: The Essentials, the Add-ons, And Performing High-Value Endoscopy | Esophageal cancer | December 25, 2022,

Cost-Effective Analyses for Upper GI and Esophageal Cancer Treatment | December 19, 2022, 

Earlier Use of Immunotherapy Combinations Explored in Esophageal Cancer | November 29, 2022, 

The Evolving Treatment Landscape of Upper GI and Esophageal Cancer | Esophageal Cancer | November 14, 2022, 

Key Cost Drivers in Treating Gastroesophageal Cancers | Esophageal Cancer | November 14, 2022, 

To Treat Esophageal Cancer, Professor Turns to Mathematical Models to Treat Esophageal Cancer | October, 2022,  

Trimodality Therapy Reduces Risk of Death for Older Adults With Esophageal Cancer | October 24, 2022,

Model may help identify patients at greater risk for esophageal cancer | October 20, 2022,

Transnasal Endoscopy Tested in Primary Care for Esophageal Screening | Esophageal Cancer | October 17, 2022,

Current Standard for Resection of T1b Esophageal Cancer Is Challenged  | October 12, 2022, 

Defining the Role of Endoscopic Resection for Esophageal Cancer  | October 12, 2022, 

AGA Update Casts Wider Net, Highlights Role of Noninvasive Tools for BE Screening | Esophageal cancer | October 11, 2022, 

Esophageal Cancer Adenocarcinoma (EAC) Screening Strategies Based On GERD Alone Are Missing the Boat | October 10, 2022,

Advancements Continue to Shape the Landscape of Esophageal and Gastric Cancers | Esophageal Cancer | October 7, 2022,

Research identifies a promising path to developing therapies to treat esophageal tumors | Esophageal cancer | September 8, 2022,

Association between psychological distress of each points of the treatment of esophageal cancer and stress coping strategy | September 6, 2022, 

Epidemiological studies on gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal cancer | August 30, 2022, 

Signaling pathway ‘key needle within the haystack’ driving Barrett’s, esophageal cancer | August 25, 2022, 

AI Appears Destined to Be Standard In Barrett’s Esophagus Surveillance | Esophageal Cancer | August 22, 2022, 

Delayed vs. early surgery linked to shorter survival in advanced esophageal cancer | August 16, 2022,

Researchers discover cell signaling pathway responsible for the development of esophageal cancer | July 28, 2022, 

Updated ACG Guidelines on Management of Barrett’s Esophagus | Esophageal cancer | June 17, 2022, 

New liquid biopsy, a crystal ball in the fight against esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) Esophageal cancer | June 16, 2022,

Cryoballoon Ablation Comparable to RFA For Eradicating Dysplastic Barrett’s | Esophageal cancer | June 13, 2022, 

Obesity Ups Survival in Esophageal Cancer Patients Undergoing Robotic Surgery | June 10, 2022, 

Jaffer A. Ajani, MD, Discusses the Approval of Nivolumab Combinations in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma | Esophageal cancer | May 31, 2022,

Increased rates of esophageal cancer, BE in middle-aged adults prompt concern | May 13, 2022,

Early Vs Delayed Surgery Associated With Improved Survival in Stage II/III Esophageal Cancer | May 13, 2022, 

ACG’s New Barrett’s Esophagus Guidelines Have Practice-Changing Implications | Esophageal Cancer | May 3, 2022, 

New study identifies genetic changes in patients who progress to esophageal cancer | April 28, 2022,    

Sam Klempner, MD, Talks ctDNA for Nonmetastatic Gastric and Esophageal Cancers | April 27, 2022, 

Research Finds BE Is Caused By Stomach–Intestinal Cell Hybrid | Esophageal Cancer | April 20, 2022, 

Consumer Health: Reducing your risk of esophageal cancer | April 20, 2022,

New Cancer Diet Studies Confirm Effects of Veggies and Red Meat | Esophageal Cancer | April 19, 2022, 

Dr. Maron on HER2-Positive Tumors in Esophageal Gastric Cancers | Esophageal cancer | April 14, 2022,  

ACG updates guidance for diagnosis, management of Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | April 4, 2022,

Nivolumab Combination Therapy May Improve Outcomes in Esophageal Carcinoma | Esophageal Cancer | March 17, 2022, 

Survival Benefit of IO Added to Standard Chemotherapy in Gastric/GEJ/Esophageal Cancers | Esophageal Cancer| March 15, 2022,

HER2 Expression Drives Treatment Decisions in Gastric/Esophageal Cancers | Esophageal Cancer | March 14, 2022, 

Modest Association Between Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Esophageal Cancer | February 17, 2022, 

Novel diagnostic platform offers hope for early detection of cancer in patients with Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal cancer | February 8, 2022,

Elevated Platelet Count Could Be a Biomarker for Several Cancers | Including Esophageal Cancer | January 24, 2022, 

Docetaxel regimen extends OS as neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced esophageal cancer| January 21, 2022, 

Trastuzumab with chemoradiation and surgery does not improve outcomes for esophageal cancer patients | January 21, 2022, 

Neoadjuvant DCF Dubbed New Standard Care for Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer | January 21, 2022, 

Indication of minor added benefit of nivolumab for adjuvant treatment of esophageal cancer | December 10, 2021, 

Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with reduced risk of Barretts esophagus: A meta-analysis and systematic review | Esophageal cancer | December 8, 2021, 

Real-world evidence on minimally invasive and open esophagectomy | Esophageal Cancer | November 24, 2021 

Pembrolizumab, Chemotherapy Maintain HRQOL in Advanced Esophageal Cancer | November 18, 2021 

2-year data confirm benefit of nivolumab regimen for advanced gastric, esophageal cancers | October 6, 2021, 

Toripalimab Plus Chemotherapy as First-Line Treatment For Metastatic Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma | Esophageal cancer | September 18, 2021 

Promising Results Push Nivolumab/Chemotherapy Forward in Gastric Cancer | Esophageal cancer | September 15, 2021,

Risk prediction model of 90-day mortality after esophagectomy for cancer | September 10, 2021, 

Potential Origin of Barrett’s Esophagus and Mechanisms of Malignant Transformation | Esophageal Cancer | September 1, 2021, 

The prognostic performance of the log odds of positive lymph nodes in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A population study of the US SEER database and a Chinese single-institution cohort | Esophageal cancer | July 13, 2021, 

High-expression of cytoplasmic poly (A) binding protein 1 (PABPC1) as a prognostic biomarker for early-stage esophageal squamous cell carcinoma | July 7, 2021, 

PD-1 Inhibitor Boosts Survival in Treated Esophageal Cancer | July 6, 2021, 

Intensive surveillance following esophageal cancer may improve outcomes | June 25, 2021, 

Frontline Sintilimab Plus Chemo Improves OS in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma | Esophageal cancer | June 25, 2021, 

Tislelizumab improves overall survival vs. chemotherapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma | Esophageal Cancer | June 22, 2021,

Preoperative pembrolizumab may enhance major pathologic response in esophageal cancer | June 9, 2021, 

Perioperative Chemo Enough in Esophageal Cancer? | June 6, 2021,

Immunotherapy, Chemotherapy Combination Improves Survival in Advanced Esophageal Cancer | June 6, 2021, 

Update Supports Adjuvant Nivolumab as Standard Care in Resected Esophageal or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer | June 6, 2021,

Perioperative Chemotherapy Matches Neoadjuvant Multimodal Therapy for Esophageal Cancer | June 6, 2021,

Frontline Camrelizumab Plus Chemotherapy Improves Survival in Advanced Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma | Esophageal Cancer | June 5, 2021,

Survival Boost With First-Line Immunotherapy for Esophageal Cancer | June 3, 2021,

Progress in non-endoscopic detection for Barrett’s esophagus may lead to increased identification of those at risk for esophageal adenocarcinoma | Esophageal cancer | May 17, 2021, 

Guidelines for Gastric and Esophageal Cancers Expand to Include NGS, Immunotherapies | May 15, 2021, 

Comparison of two major staging systems in predicting survival and recommendation of postoperative radiotherapy based on the 11th Japanese classification for esophageal carcinoma after curative resection: A propensity score-matched analysis | Esophageal cancer | May 13, 2021, 

Esophageal cancers resurrect ancient retroviruses hidden in our genome | May 10, 2021, 

A nomogram to predict lymph node metastasis risk for early esophageal squamous cell carcinoma | Esophageal cancer | April 26, 2021, 

Improvement of surgical complications using single-lumen endotracheal tube intubation and artificial carbon dioxide pneumothorax in esophagectomy: A meta-analysis | April 23, 2021, 

Esophageal cancer: Discovery of the mechanisms involved | April 21, 2021, 

Cytosponge-AI combo could help doctors diagnose Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | April 16, 2021, 

FDA Approves First Immunotherapy for Initial Treatment of Gastric Cancer, Esophageal Cancer | April 16, 2021, 

Five-year survival outcomes of hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy in esophageal cancer | April 15, 2021, 

Validation of a methylated DNA marker panel for the nonendoscopic detection of Barrett esophagus in a multi-site case-control study | Esophageal cancer | April 14, 2021, 

Chemotherapy alone vs definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy for cT4b esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A population-based study | Esophageal cancer| April 9, 2021, 

The prevalence and predictors of missed dysplasia on index Barrett’s esophagus diagnosing endoscopy in a Veteran population | Esophageal cancer | April 9, 2021, 

Nanog is a promising chemoresistant stemness marker and therapeutic target by iron chelators for esophageal cancer  | April 8, 2021, 

Comparison of short-term outcomes between transthoracic and robot-assisted transmediastinal radical surgery for esophageal cancer: A prospective study | April 8, 2021, 

Immunotherapy Agents Demonstrate Groundbreaking Data in GI Cancers | Esophageal cancer | April 5, 2021, 

Adjuvant nivolumab in resected esophageal or gastroesophageal junction cancer | Esophageal Cancer | April 5, 2021,

A Win for Adjuvant Immunotherapy in Esophageal Cancer | March 31, 2021,

Association between chronic hepatitis C virus infection and esophageal cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis | March 22, 2021, 

FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Advanced Esophageal or GEJ Cancer | March 22, 2021,

New thesis on antireflux surgery in relation to supra-esophageal cancer development | March 19, 2021 

Newly identified drugs can help treat oral and esophageal carcinomas | Esophageal cancer | March 17, 2021, 

Hard to Stomach: The Rise of Gastrointestinal Cancers in Patients Under 50 | Esophageal cancer | March 16, 2021, 

Association of local complete response with prognosis after salvage photodynamic therapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma | Esophageal cancer | March 12, 2021, 

NCCN Updates Clinical Practice Guideline for Esophageal Cancers | March 11, 2021, 

Nanog is a promising chemo‐resistant stemness marker and therapeutic target by iron chelators for esophageal cancer  | March 10, 2021, 

Impact of smoking status on perioperative morbidity, mortality, and long-term survival following transthoracic esophagectomy for esophageal cancer | March 10, 2021, 

Clinical significance of monitoring circulating free DNA and plasma heat shock protein 90alpha in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma | Esophageal cancer | March 8, 2021, 

Encouraging pathological complete response rate from neoadjuvant chemotherapy with albumin-bound paclitaxel plus cisplatin and capecitabine for locally advanced esophageal squamous carcinoma: Preliminary outcome of a retrospective study | Esophageal cancer | March 8, 2021, 

Impact of radial margins after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer | March 3, 2021, 

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is linked with higher risks of larynx and esophageal cancers | February 21, 2021,

Anlotinib for previously treated advanced or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A double‐blind randomized phase 2 trial | February 18, 2021, 

Safety and feasibility of minimally invasive surgical interventions for esophageal and gastric cancer in the acute setting: A nationwide cohort study | February 17, 2021, 

Conditional survival in patients with esophageal or gastroesophageal junction cancer after receiving various treatment modalities | February 12, 2021,

Patterns of recurrence following definitive chemoradiation for patients with proximal esophageal cancer | February 9, 2021, 

Characterization of prevalent, postendoscopy, and incident esophageal cancer in the United States: A large retrospective cohort study | February 9, 2021, 

Novel 3D-printed esophageal stents could revolutionize the delivery of cancer treatment | Esophageal Cancer | February 3, 2021, 

Oral infectious bacteria in dental plaque and saliva as risk factors in patients with esophageal cancer | February 1, 2021,

Tislelizumab extends OS in advanced esophageal cancer | January 29, 2021,

Outcomes of radiofrequency ablation vs endoscopic surveillance for Barrett’s esophagus with low-grade dysplasia: A systematic review and meta-analysis | Esophageal Cancer | January 28, 2021,

Neoadjuvant Chemo Does Not Impact Surgical Risk in Thoracic Esophageal Cancer | January 15, 2021, 

Esophageal cancer patients show abundance of oral pathogens | January 14, 2021, 

Viewing upper gastrointestinal cancers in a new light | Esophageal cancer | January 5, 2021, 

Outcome of locally advanced esophageal cancer patients treated with perioperative chemotherapy and chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery | December 21, 2020, 

Systematic assessment of environmental factors for gastroesophageal reflux disease: An umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses | Esophageal Cancer | December 16, 2020, 

Esophageal adenocarcinoma (esophageal cancer) rates increase steadily among younger adults  | December 16, 2020,

Immunoscore signature predicts postoperative survival and adjuvant chemotherapeutic benefits in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma | Esophageal cancer | December 16, 2020, 

Prognostic significance of nutritional markers in metastatic gastric and esophageal adenocarcinoma | Esophageal cancer | December 14, 2020, 

A case-control study to evaluate environmental and lifestyle risk factors for esophageal cancer in Tanzania | November 30, 2020, 

Impact of COVID-19 outbreak on esophageal cancer surgery in Northern Italy: lessons learned from a multicentric snapshot | November 27, 2020

Adverse biology in adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction impacts survival and response to neoadjuvant therapy independent of anatomic subtype | Esophageal Cancer | November 24, 2020,

Concurrent β-blocker use is associated with improved outcome in esophageal cancer patients who undergo chemoradiation: A retrospective matched-pair analysis | November 23, 2020,

Cryoballoon ablation safe, effective for neoplastic Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | November 10, 2020, 

Barrett’s esophagus intervention boosts disease-specific survival | Esophageal Cancer | November 6, 2020,

Endoscopic resection can be effective in esophageal adenocarcinoma | Esophageal cancer | November 5, 2020,

Endoscopic mucosal resection plus radiofrequency ablation safest for Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal cancer | October 28,

Barrett esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma biomarkers | October 27, 2020,

Low subcutaneous adiposity and mortality in esophageal cancer | October 26, 2020, 

Nivolumab Nears EU Approval for Second-Line Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma | Esophageal Cancer | October 16, 2020, 

Failure to cure in patients undergoing surgery for esophageal carcinoma: Hospital of surgery influences prospects for cure: A nation-wide cohort study | Esophageal Cancer | October 15, 2020, 

Low subcutaneous adiposity and mortality in esophageal cancer | October 5, 2020, 

Circulating levels of inflammatory and metabolic biomarkers and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma and Barrett esophagus: Systematic review and meta-analysis | Esophageal Cancer | October 1, 2020 

Novel esophageal capsule not ready for population screening for Barrett’s Esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | September 30, 2020,

Keytruda Combo Shown to Extend Survival in Advanced Esophageal Cancer, GEJ Cancers | September 30, 2020,

Dr. Shah on the Rationale for the KEYNOTE-590 Trial in Esophageal (Cancer) Carcinoma | September 29, 2020,

Biomarker Test Accurately Predicts High-Risk Barrett’s Esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | September 22, 2020,

A study of the immune infiltrate and patient outcomes in esophageal cancer | September 22, 2020,

Novel Device Improves Barrett Esophagus Diagnosis in Primary Care | Esophageal Cancer | September 22, 2020,

New First-Line Standard of Care for Esophageal Cancer? | September 22, 2020, 

Immunotherapy is beneficial in gastric and esophageal cancers, studies show | September 21, 2020,

Genomic Instability Predicts Risk of Progression for Barrett Esophagus | Esophageal cancer | September 17, 2020,

Post-surgery Opdivo Shows Benefits for Esophageal Cancer, GEJ Cancer Patients in Ongoing Trial | September 14, 2020,

Genome sequencing accelerates cancer detection | Esophageal Cancer | September 7, 2020, 

The negative impact of preoperative chemotherapy on survival after esophagectomy for vulnerable elderly patients with esophageal cancer | September 3, 2020,

Extrachromosomal DNA is common in human cancer and drives poor patient outcomes | Esophageal Cancer | August 17, 2020, 

Cancer mapping may solve puzzle of regional disease links | Esophageal cancer | August 13, 2020,

‘Sponge on a string’ test to transform esophageal cancer diagnosis | July 31, 2020

In a First, Proton Therapy Bests Radiotherapy in patients with esophageal cancer | July 28, 2020,

The Role of Biomarkers In the Management of Barrett’s Esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | July 24, 2020, 

Blood Test Might Spot Cancer Years Earlier | Esophageal Cancer | July 23, 2020, 

Gum disease linked to higher risk for gastric, esophageal cancers | July 21, 2020,

Selection of high‐risk individuals for esophageal cancer screening: A prediction model of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma based on a multicenter screening cohort in rural China | Esophageal cancer | July 16, 2020,

The global prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus: A systematic review of the published literature | Esophageal Cancer | July 14, 2020,

Esophageal cancer: Endoscopic therapy bests esophagectomy | July 10, 2020,

Unique nanoparticle can reduce side effects, increase the effectiveness of cancer treatment | Esophageal Cancer | July 7, 2020,

Researchers uncover a novel protein which drives cancer progression, Esophageal Cancer | June 29, 2020, 

Prognostic value of circulating tumor cells detected with the CellSearch system in esophageal cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis | June 23, 2020,

FDA Approves Nivolumab for Esophageal Cancer | June 11, 2020,

Tools accurately identify risk for neoplastic Barrett’s esophagus vs frequency, duration of GERD  | Esophageal cancer awareness | June 89, 2020,

Body Composition at Presentation Predicts Survival in Metastatic Esophageal Cancer | June, 2020,

The role of diet in esophageal cancer | May 8, 2020, 

Dr. Mamdani on the Need for Novel Therapies in Locally Advanced Esophageal/GEJ Adenocarcinoma | Esophageal Cancer | April 28, 2020,  

Proton therapy reduces toxicity risk vs. IMRT in locally advanced esophageal cancer | April 21, 2020,

How a new blood test detects dozens of cancers | Including esophageal cancer | April 16, 2020,

Prevalence of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Proton Pump Inhibitor-Refractory Symptoms | April, 2020,

Cumulative Evidence for Associations between Genetic Variants and Risk of Esophageal Cancer | April, 2020,

Blood Test Could Spot 50 Different Cancers | Including esophageal cancer | March 31, 2020, 

On the Spot: AI in Gastroenterology | Barrett’s esophagus, Esophageal Cancer Risk Factor | March 27, 2020,

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Updates Treatment Guidelines for Gastric, Esophageal Cancers | March 25, 2020,

Epidemiologic risk factors in a comparison of a barrett esophagus registry (BarrettNET) and a case-control population in Germany | Esophageal cancer  | March 20, 2020, 

Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment and the risk of barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma | Esophageal cancer | March 17, 2020, 

The significance of negative lymph nodes in esophageal cancer after curative resection: A retrospective cohort study | February 26, 2020,  

The impact of cirrhosis on esophageal cancer surgery: An up-to-date meta-analysis| February 25, 2020,  

Randomized, phase 2 study prospectively evaluating treatment of metastatic esophageal, gastric, or gastroesophageal cancer by gene expression of ERCC1: SWOG S1201 | Esophageal Cancer | February 10, 2020,  

Progression-Free Rate With Maintenance Therapy in Some Esophageal or Gastric Cancers May Be Associated With PD-L1 Level | February 6, 2020,

Negative Margins More Likely With Surgical Resection in Treatment of Esophageal Tumors | Esophageal cancer  | January 30, 2020,

Progression-Free Rate With Maintenance Therapy in Some Esophageal or Gastric Cancers May Be Associated With PD-L1 Leve; | Esophageal Cancer | January 22, 2020,

No Local Control or OS Benefit Seen With RT Dose Escalation in Inoperable Esophageal Cancer | January 22, 2020,

Outcomes of patients with submucosal (T1b) esophageal adenocarcinoma (esophageal cancer): A multicenter cohort study | January 20, 2020,

Gastric atrophy and its interaction with poor oral health elevate the risk for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in a high-risk region of China: A population-based case-control study | Esophageal cancer | January 8, 2020,

High serum PD-L1 level is a poor prognostic biomarker in surgically treated esophageal cancer | December 24, 2019, 

Light to moderate amount of lifetime alcohol consumption and risk of cancer | Esophageal Cancer | Decemmber 9, 2019, 

AI bests non-expert endoscopists in Barrett’s neoplasia detection | Esophageal Cancer | December 9, 2019, 

The effect of age on survival following endoscopic resection vs surgery for T1a esophageal cancer| December 6, 2019, MDLinx 

Esophageal pepsin and proton pump synthesis in Barrett esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma | November 26, 2019, MDLinx 

A Convolutional Neural Networks-Based Approach to the Analysis of Esophageal Biopsy Specimens | November 26, 2019,

The immune landscape of esophageal cancer | November 26, 2019, 

Machine vs Man for Cancer Detection in Barrett’s Esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | November 25, 2019,

NCCN Updates Guidelines for Gastric, Esophageal Cancers | November 21, 2019,

Cumulative evidence for relationship between body mass index and risk of esophageal cancer: An updated meta-analysis with evidence from 25 observational studies | November 21, 2019, 

External validation of pretreatment pathological tumor extent in patients with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy plus surgery for esophageal cancer | November 12, 2019, 

A new machine learning approach detects esophageal cancer better than current methods | November 6, 2019, 

Uncontrolled gastroesophageal reflux can push stomach contents into lungs, causing irritation and asthma-like symptoms. | Esophageal cancer | November 5, 2019, 

Endoscopic features of esophageal adenocarcinoma derived from short-segment vs long-segment Barrett esophagus | Esophageal cancer | October 30, 2019, 

Interaction between ethnicity and Helicobacter pylori infection in the occurrence of reflux disease | Esophageal cancer | October 30, 2019, 

Impact of perioperative high mobility group box chromosomal protein 1 expression on long-term outcomes in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma | Esophageal cancer | October 30, 2019,

Outcome of delayed vs timely esophagectomy after chemoradiation for esophageal adenocarcinoma | Esophageal cancer | October 16, 2019,

Severe psoriasis increases risk for cancer-related mortality | Esophageal cancer | October 16, 2019,

Opdivo Superior to Chemotherapy in Patients with Advanced Esophageal Cancer, Trial Shows | October 16, 2019,

Association of vitamin D and parathyroid hormone with Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal cancer | October 14, 2019,

Endoscopy for gastroesophageal reflux disease and survival in esophageal cancer adenocarcinoma | October 11, 2019, 

Multi-band mucosectomy for neoplasia in patients with Barrett esophagus: In vivo comparison between two different devices | Esophageal cancer | October 10, 2019,

Reduction of red and processed meat intake and cancer mortality and incidence: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies | Esophageal cancer included | October 4, 2019,

Using cloning technology to prevent esophageal cancer | October 2, 2019, 

Nivolumab Improves Survival in Advanced Esophageal Cancer | Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) | September 30, 2019,

U.S. Trial Supports Utility of Cytologic Sampling Device for Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal cancer | September 24, 2019,

Worse Survival If Severe Lymphopenia Follows Chemoradiation | Esophageal Cancer | September 24, 2019, 

Clinicopathological features and outcomes of esophageal lesions containing a basal layer type squamous cell carcinoma component | Esophageal cancer | September 23, 2019, 

Diabetes in relation to Barrett esophagus and adenocarcinomas of the esophagus: A pooled study from the International Barrett’s and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium | Esophageal cancer | September 13, 2019, 

Comparison of short-term efficacy between endoscopic submucosal tunnel dissection and endoscopic submucosal dissection in treatment of wide esophageal squamous cell carcinoma of early stag | Esophageal cancer | September 12, 2019,

Pembrolizumab approved for two solid tumor indications | Esophageal cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) | September 12, 2019,

5 recent highlights involving the esophagus | Esophageal cancer awareness | September 12, 2019,

Updated ASGE guideline on screening and surveillance of Barrett’s esophagus released | Esophageal cancer | September 6, 2019,

Helicobacter pylori infection, chronic atrophic gastritis and risk of stomach and esophagus cancer: Results from the prospective population-based ESTHER cohort study | Esophageal Cancer | September 3, 2019, 

Traction-assisted ESD reduces procedure time in patients with large esophageal cancers | August 30, 2019, 

Lymph Node Response Can Prognosticate Long-Term Survival in Patients With Esophageal Cancer  | August 28, 2019,

Obesity Effect on Cancer Risk Twice That Currently Thought | Esophageal Cancer | August 16, 2019, 

How might the keto diet help treat cancer? | Esophageal cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) | August 14, 2019,

Cancer Surgery Volume Matters for Outcomes Only in Extremes | Esophageal cancer| August 14, 2019, 

Helicobacter pylori infection, chronic atrophic gastritis and risk of stomach and esophagus cancer: Results from the prospective population-based ESTHER cohort study | Esophageal cancer | August 9, 2019,  

The pre and postoperative course of functional status in patients undergoing esophageal cancer surgery | August 9, 2019, 

Sugar Directly Controls a Cancer-Causing Protein, Scientists Find | EsophagealCancer | August 9, 2019,

Flavonoids and Cancer | Esophageal Cancer | August 9, 2019,

Surgery Options in Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer | Esophageal cancer | August 8, 2019,

Overweight patterns between childhood and early adulthood and esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma ris | Esophageal cancer | August 7, 2019, 

C-reactive protein to prealbumin ratio (CPR): A novel inflammatory-nutritional prognostic factor for predicting cancer-specific survival (CSS) and overall survival (OS) in patients with resectable esophageal squamous cell carcinoma | Esophageal Cancer | August 7, 2019,

FDA approves Keytruda for recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus | Esophageal cancer | July 31, 2019,

Lymph nodes can predict survival in patients with esophageal cancer | July 29, 2019, 

Molecular Testing Used for Gastric Cancer | July 26, 2019,  

Assessment of routine esophagram for detecting anastomotic leak after esophagectomy | Esophageal cancer | July 19, 2019, 

AI in GI: The Future of Diagnosing Disease in Gastroenterology | Esophageal cancer | July 18, 2019, 

Genetic Risk, Screening, and Diagnosis for Gastric Cancer | Esophageal Cancer | July 18, 2019,

Clinical importance of sputum in the respiratory tract as a predictive marker of postoperative morbidity after esophagectomy for esophageal cancer | July 11, 2019, 

Presurgery Hypofractionated Radiotherapy Safe, Effective for Patients With Esophageal Cancer | July 2019,

Age Does Not Impact Survival After Transthoracic Esophagectomy, Study Finds | Thoracic esophageal cancer  | July 1, 2019,

A subtype of oral, laryngeal, esophageal, and lung, squamous cell carcinoma with high levels of TrkB-T1 neurotrophin receptor mRNA | Esophageal cancer | June 25, 2019, MD 

Preoperative indicators of misdiagnosis in invasion depth staging of esophageal cancer: Pitfalls of magnifying endoscopy with narrow-band imaging | June 18, 2019,

Promising esophageal reconstruction based on engineered constructs | June 18, 2019,

Even Healthy Tissues Carry Clusters of Cells with Mutations: Study | Including esophageal cancer | June, 2019

Novel bile acid sequestrant relieves symptoms of GERD | GERD can increase esophageal cancer risk  | June, 2019,

Anatomic location of Barretts’s esophagus recurrence after endoscopic eradication therapy: Development of a simplified surveillance biopsy strategy | June 11, 2019,

Clinical use of tumor biomarkers in prediction for prognosis and chemotherapeutic effect in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma | June 7, 2019,

Cystic Fibrosis Associated With Increased Risk for Barretts Esophagus | BE is a possible precursor to esophageal cancer| May, 2019,

Clinical and psychological characteristics in gastroesophageal reflux disease patients overlapping with laryngopharyngeal reflux symptoms | Esophageal cancer | May 23, 2019,

Undersampling ‘concerning’ in Barrett’s screening | Esophageal Cancer   | May, 2019,

New model improves staging and risk predictions for esophageal cancer patients | May, 2019,

Esophageal pepsin and proton pump synthesis in Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma (esophageal cancer) | May 7, 2019,

Ablation helps improve outlook for patients with Barrett’s Esophagus| Esophageal Cancer  | April 25, 2019,

No association between vitamin D status and risk of Barrett’s esophagus or esophageal adenocarcinoma | esophageal cancer : A Mendelian randomization study | April 4, 2019, 

Novel device offers complete response in esophageal squamous cell neoplasia | Esophageal Cancer  | March 27, 2019,

A prospective study of tea drinking temperature and risk of esophageal cancer squamous cell carcinoma | March 20, 2019,

[Esophageal cancer] adenocarcinoma, high-grade dysplasia up with Barrett esophagus  | March 19, 2019,

Key Trials Show Utility of Agents Across Therapeutic Classes in Gastric/GEJ Cancer | Esophageal Cancer | March 15, 2019,

Assay Predicts Response, Survival in Esophageal Cancer | March 12, 2019,

Individual and combined effects of environmental risk factors for esophageal cancer based on results from the Golestan Cohort Study | March 11, 2019,

Cumulative evidence for association between genetic polymorphisms and esophageal cancer susceptibility: A review with evidence from meta-analysis and genome-wide association studies | March 4, 2019, 

Researchers block two cancer cell signaling pathways and slow tumor growth | Esophageal Cancer  | February, 26, 2019,

Minimally invasive esophagectomy a safe alternative for esophageal cancer | February 26, 2019,

Index endoscopy results are crucial for assessment of Barrett’s patients | Esophageal cancer | February 15, 2019, 

New drug shows promise against several aggressive cancers | Including esophageal cancer | February 13, 2019, 

PD-L1 expression, tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, and clinical outcome in patients with surgically resected esophageal cancer | February 11, 2019,

Recurrence risk constant after ablation in Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | February 6, 2019, 

Impact of chemoradiation-to-surgery interval on pathological complete response and short- and long-term overall survival in esophageal cancer patients  February 5, 2019, 

No association between vitamin D status and risk of Barrett’s esophagus or esophageal adenocarcinoma—A Mendelian randomization study | February 5, 2019, 

Mapping mutations in esophageal cancer could improve treatment options | February 4, 2019,

New Standard of Care in PD-L1+ Esophageal Cancer? | January 21, 2019,

Online training module could improve Barrett’s management | Esophageal cancer | January 18, 2019,

Dr. Molena on Challenges With Endoscopic Resection in Esophageal Cancers | January 18, 2019,

Keytruda Extends OS in Advanced Esophageal Cancer  | January 18, 2019,

Lifestyle Factors Accelerated Age-Related Remodeling of Esophageal Tissue | Esophageal Cancer Awareness | January 15, 2019,

Prognostic value of lymph node yield on overall survival in esophageal cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis  | January 10, 2019,

Nivolumab extends OS in advanced esophageal cancer  | January 10, 2019,

Complications Fewer, Survival Unaffected by Less-Invasive Esophageal Cancer Surgery | January, 2019,

Endoscopic therapy and surveillance vs esophagectomy for early esophageal adenocarcinoma: A review of early outcomes and cost analysis | January 7, 2019,

Patterns of care and outcomes of elderly esophageal cancer patients not meeting age-based criteria of the CROSS trial | January 7, 2019,

Individual and Combined Effects of Environmental Risk Factors for Esophageal Cancer Based on Results From the Golestan Cohort Study | January, 2019,

Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation grants $62K for cancer breath test | December 31, 2018,

Pembrolizumab shows modest activity in advanced esophageal cancer | December 27, 2018,

Genome Offers Clues to Esophageal Cancer Disparity | December 20, 2018,

Chemotherapy Toxicity Differs by Sex in Esophageal Cancer | December 17, 2018,

Magnetic Implant Controls Regurgitation Far Better Than PPIs in GERD | Esophageal Cancer Risk Factor | December 17, 2018,

Excess body weight responsible for 4% of cancers worldwide, study says | Including esophageal cancer (adenocarcinoma) | December 13, 2018,

Risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma (esophageal cancer) after antireflux surgery in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease in the Nordic countries | December 10, 2018, 

Trial Identifies Marker for Response to Immunotherapy in Esophageal Cancer|, November 12, 2018 

Risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma (esophageal cancer) after antireflux surgery in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease in the Nordic countries | November 9, 2018, 

Dietary vitamin B intake and the risk of esophageal cancer: a meta-analysis | November 2018, 

Variation in Quality of Post-Surgery Cancer Care | Including Esophageal Cancer | November 2, 2018, 

Amy Tyberg, MD: GERD as an Inflammatory Disease | GERD can increase the risk of esophageal cancer | November 2, 2018,

Esophageal Cancer: Even healthy tissue is ‘riddled with mutations’ | October 22, 2018,

Esophageal Cancer Sees Dramatic Spike | October 18, 2018,

Minimally invasive Barrett’s esophagus screening cost effective in non-GERD population  Esophageal Cancer News  | October 9, 2018,

Large Barrett’s Surveillance Study Reveals Missing Steps In Disease Progression | Esophageal Cancer | October 2, 2018,

Scientists create human esophagus in stem cell first | GERD, Esophageal Cancer  | September 21, 2018,

Studies Show Paths to Improved Care in Barrett’s Esophagus | Esophageal Cancer | September 17, 2018

Barrett’s esophagus tied to esophageal adenocarcinoma survival | Esophageal cancer | September 10, 2018 

Novel Targeted Approaches in Gastroesophageal Cancer | Esophageal Cancer  | September 4, 2018 

Checkpoint Inhibitors: Emerging Role in GE Cancer | Esophageal Cancer | August 31, 2018 

Clustering of esophageal cancer among white men in the United States  | August 28, 2018 

Dysplasia severity is associated with poor quality of life in patients with Barrett’s esophagus referred for endoscopic eradication therapy | August 28, 2018 

Treatment for severe heartburn prevents cancer of esophagus, study shows | August 24, 2018 

Selecting Perioperative Therapy in Gastric/GEJ Cancer | Esophageal cancer  | August 10, 2018 

Dr. Shah Discusses Challenges With Immunotherapy in Esophageal Cancer  | July 30, 2018 

Recent Advances In Surveillance of Patients With Barrett’s Esophagus | July 26, 2018,

Perioperative Therapy in Gastric/GEJ Cancer | Esophageal Cancer  | July 19, 2018 

Dr. Shah Highlights Immunotherapy for Esophageal Cancer | July 18, 2018 

Researchers develop tool to more easily detect esophageal cancer cells  |, July 6, 2018 

Research elucidates maturation of cancer-causing miRNAs (which has been associated with colon, breast, and esophageal cancer) |, July 3, 2018 

Marshall Makes the Case for Molecular Sorting in Gastrointestinal Disease | July 3, 2018 

Exploring Immunotherapy in Patients With Esophageal Cancer | July 3, 2018 

New marker for favourable prognosis in gastric and esophageal cancer | July 2. 2018,

Estimating Predictors of Health Care Costs for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma | June 29, 2018,

Optimal Stratification of Gastroesophageal Cancers | Esophageal Cancer | June 26, 2018, 

Chemoprevention with high-dose PPIs, aspirin an option for Barrett’s esophagus patients  | June 26, 2018, 

Chemoprevention Reduces Risk for Esophageal Cancer | June 4, 2018, 

Endostim safe, effective for certain patients with persistent GERD symptoms | June 4, 2018, 

PET scans could increase longevity of esophageal cancer patient receiving chemotherapy | June 4, 2018, 

Amplification of key cellular organizer may initiate [esophageal] cancer, study suggests | May 8, 2018, 

Lymph node status after preoperative therapy determines survival of esophageal cancer patients | May 2, 2018, 

ASGE issues guidance on endoscopic eradication in Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal cancer | April 20, 2018, 

Cellvizio detects Barrett’s esophagus better than current methods | Esophageal cancer   | April 18, 2018,

New guideline on use of endoscopic eradication therapy in Barrett’s esophagus | Esophageal cancer | April 6, 2018, 

Detection of Mutations in Barrett’s Esophagus Before Progression to High-grade Dysplasia or Adenocarcinoma (Esophageal Cancer) | March 31, 2018,

Dr. Janjigian on Immunotherapy Combinations in Gastric Cancer | Esophageal cancer | March 29, 2018,

New family of promising, selective silver-based anti-cancer drugs discovered | Esophageal cancer | March 26, 2018,

Obesity is shifting cancer to young adults | Including esophageal cancer | March 26, 2018, 

Device drastically improves Barrett’s esophagus, esophageal dysplasia detection | Esophageal cancer | March 23, 2018,

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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