February 7, 2020

EAC incidence continues to rise in Switzerland

EAC incidence continues to rise in Switzerland

EAC became the most common form of esophageal cancer in Switzerland around 2010.  From the authors' conclusions:

A significant increase in the incidence of adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus was observed in Switzerland during thestudy period 1986-2015. A parallel rise of GORD and obesity over the same period may, at least partially, be responsible for this trend. For oesophageal squamous cellcarcinoma, a decreasing trend was only observed in males most likely related to sex-specific lifestyle changes.

The rising incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in Switzerland.

Feller, Anita; Galli, Francesco; Rohrmann, Sabine (2019). Schweizer Krebs-Bulletin = Bulletin Suisse du Cancer, 39(2):160-164.