Aspirin and Esophageal Cancer: The Connection

Aspirin is regarded as one of the best resources available in preventing heart attacks. Daily use of aspiring is only recommended for those who are deemed at risk for chronic heart disease, but when used correctly the blood thinner has helped save the life of countless individuals. [Read more]

Prevent Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer with Proper Screening

Barrett’s esophagus increases your risks for developing esophageal cancer. If you’ve been diagnosed with GERD, understanding your options when it comes to preventing Barrett’s esophagus is critical. [Read more]

When GERD Gets Complicated: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Reflux

Though the pain of heartburn can make acid reflux difficult to ignore, many people suffer from GERD symptoms for years without seeking treatment. [Read more]

Among Barrett’s Esophagus Patients, Smoking Increases Risk for Esophageal Cancer

Smoking tobacco is known increase the risk of cancer of the throat, mouth, esophagus and lungs. The tar, nicotine and chemicals in tobacco cause damage to the cells that is known to predispose these cells to cancer. [Read more]

Risk of Malignancy with Barrett’s Esophagus

It is estimated that about 10 to 15 percent of individuals with severe symptoms of GERD will develop Barrett’s esophagus. This is a serious disorder that affects the lining of the esophagus, changing it from normal esophageal tissue into tissue that is similar to the intestinal lining. [Read more]