More Posts About: esophageal cancer

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According to the National Cancer Institute roughly 18,170 new cases of esophageal cancer will occur this year, with 15,450 of total esophageal cancer patients dying from the illness. Chances are these numbers are slightly higher than most people would expect when considering cancer of the esophagus. At San Francisco Gastroenterology, we’ve chosen [...]
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) – known simply as acid reflux – is a condition in which the contents of the stomach regurgitate into the esophagus. Often times, these stomach contents can include bile and acid which can inflame and damage the lining of the esophagus. Over time, complications resulting from acid reflux can include ulcers, [...]