Dr. Jessica Petrick and colleagues reported on childhood obesity and subsequent risk of esophageal and gastric cancer in over 60,000 young Danish men. This is one of the first studies that indicate that reduction in obesity between childhood and adulthood may reduce subsequent risk.
This website is a highly curated and opinionated look at recent literature regarding the epidemiology and prevention of Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma. It is developed by Thomas L Vaughan MD, MPH, who can be reached with questions or suggestions at info[at]esocan[dot]org or through his research website.
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