A multicenter cohort study of patients with obesity suggests a decreased risk of developing new obesity-related cancers in patients with a history of bariatric surgery.
Early Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: An Update on Treatment Options and Considerations
Patients with early esophageal cancer and risk of lymph node metastasis are best treated with surgical resection. For those over 65 or with significant comorbidities, endoscopic resection with adjuvant chemoradiation can be considered.
Research Validates Tissue Pathology Test Predicting Progression in Barrett’s Esophagus
A recently developed systems pathology test effectively identifies nondysplastic Barrett’s esophagus patients who are at increased progression risk and would benefit from more frequent surveillance and potential intervention, according to a Cleveland Clinic-led independent validation study.
Can a Swallowable Capsule Revolutionize Screening for Barrett’s Esophagus?
An actively enrolling clinical trial hopes to find out whether a swallowable capsule can gather a sample and assay methylated DNA biomarkers to diagnose BE and esophageal cancer.
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