Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal Cancer

Streaming Video - 2009
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In the past, esophageal cancer was linked to heavy smoking and drinking, but recent research points to a new culprit: acid reflux. This program examines the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of esophageal cancer. Case studies and commentary from leading medical experts in the field elucidate the causal chain between age; obesity; gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD; and Barrett's esophagus, a precursor to esophageal cancer. Gastroenterologists also discuss how long-term use of over-the-counter and prescription antacids can mask important warning signs of this disease.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2007.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col., digital file.


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