Obesity drives up esophageal cancer rates in Canada

October 14th, 2012 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

MC OtterstatterĀ  and colleagues have reported an increase in esophageal cancer in Canada. While rare, the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma has doubled in the past 20 years, probably reflecting the increasing prevalence of obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease. PubMed: Esophageal cancer in Canada: Trends

 

 

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