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Endoscopy For Esophageal Cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Michael Wallace on a less-invasive approach to treating some esophageal cancers. To listen, click the link below. Endoscopy for Esophageal Cancer

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Esophageal Cancer Rates: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michael Wallace addresses the surging rate of esophageal cancer. To listen, click the link below. Esophageal Cancer Rates

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Physical Activity May Reduce Risk of Esophageal Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 14, 2013 — Physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study presented by Mayo Clinic researchers at the American College of Gastroenterology's Annual Scientific Meeting, Oct. 11–16, in San Diego. Esophageal cancer is the sixth most common cancer in men worldwide. Early detection [...]

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Bracelet-Like Device Controls Chronic Acid Reflux, Study Finds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A bracelet-like device with magnetic beads can control the chronic digestive disorder gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to a study published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine. VIDEO ALERT: Audio and video resources, including excerpts from an interview with Dr. C. Daniel Smith describing the [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Less-Invasive Option as Effective as Esophagus Removal in Early Esophageal Cancer

Mayo Clinic: Less-Invasive Option as Effective as Esophagus Removal in Early Esophageal Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Nov. 7, 2013 — Use of a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure to remove superficial, early stage esophageal cancer is as effective as surgery that takes out and rebuilds the esophagus, according to a study by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. The research, published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, examined national outcomes [...]

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Statins May Reduce Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Statins May Reduce Risk of Esophageal Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 19, 2012.  Statins, a cholesterol lowering drug, may lower the risk of esophageal cancer, especially in patients with Barrett's esophagus, Mayo Clinic researchers report in a study being presented at the American College of Gastroenterology annual meeting. There are two main types of esophageal cancer: squamous [...]

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New Treatment for Barrett's Esophagus

Frequent heartburn can raise your risk of developing Barrett's esophagus which in rare cases can lead to esophageal cancer.  Doctors at Mayo Clinic have studied a new treatment for Barrett's that may significantly reduce your chances of developing esophageal cancer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sy0JiHMIhMk

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