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Barrett’s Esophagus and the Risk of Esophageal Cancer

The esophagus is a long, muscular tube that connects your mouth and throat to your stomach. It is responsible for swiftly and efficiently moving your food to your digestive system after you swallow it. Although esophageal cancer is not as prevalent in the United States as it is for some countries in Africa and Asia, this debilitating disorder can still disrupt your ability to eat and gain the nutrients that you need to survive. Doctors and researchers are not sure of the exact cause of esophageal cancer. […]

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