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Lowering Your Risk of Barrett’s Disease

Barrett’s disease is more commonly referred to as Barrett’s Esophagus. Barrett’s Esophagus is a condition where the lining of the esophagus is replaced with tissue cells similar to those in the intestines. Barrett’s Disease has not been proven to have any symptoms itself, however it can increase the risk of contracting a deadly frm of esophagal cancer. About 1% of those with Barrett’s disease are diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus each year. Diagnosis of esophegeal cancer can be very difficult and endoscopic tests are used for […]

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