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  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and Esophagus Sparing Surgery for Barrets and Early Stage Cancer of the Esophagus
    CancerConnect News: Historically, patients with esophageal cancer were treated with an esophagectomy-the surgical removal of the affected part of the […] The post Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and Esophagus Sparing Surgery for Barrets and Early Stage Cancer of the Esophagus appeared first on .... Read more »
  • Preparing for Surgery
    CancerConnect News: You can help ensure that your cancer surgery and recovery go smoothly and that you have the best […] The post Preparing for Surgery appeared first on .... Read more »
  • Keytruda Promising in PD-L1 Esophageal Cancer
    CancerConnect News: The checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been reported to produce an overall response rate of 30% in patients […] The post Keytruda Promising in PD-L1 Esophageal Cancer appeared first on .... Read more »
  • Stories with a Purpose Podcast: Colleen, Esophageal Cancer Survivor
    In 2016, Colleen C was diagnosed with Stage II esophageal cancer at age of 29 and shared her experiences on the podcast: Stories with a Purpose. “Colleen tells her story about overcoming esophageal cancer by relying on family, great medical care, and extraordinary patient navigator. Listen to how this experience has... Read more »
  • Fundraising Spotlight: Michele’s Paint the World Periwinkle Fundraiser!
    The fundraiser we are spotlighting in this post is in honor of Robert H., who was diagnosed with Stage IV esophageal cancer in Spring 2017 and his daughter, Michele who is fundraising for Rhode Island’s 7th Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run in his honor.  In order to help Michele reach her... Read more »
  • Fundraising Spotlight: The Organic Gallery Pop Up Art Show and Fundraiser
    Nicole H.’s father, Jon V., was diagnosed in February, 2017, with esophageal cancer.   She is hosting The Organic Gallery Pop Up Art Show and Fundraiser on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at the White Butterfly in Jackson, New Jersey, to benefit The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation. Jon shares his experience with... Read more »
  • Acid reflux cancer link
    by Sanjay Mishra Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EA) is an increasingly common cancer that silently affects the esophagus – the muscular tube that moves food into stomach. What causes EA is not well known but gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), characterized by chronic heartburn/acid reflux, is the strongest known risk factor. Now in a study... Read more »
  • Esophageal cancer complexities
    by Suneethi Sivakumaran Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is an aggressive cancer that is increasing in incidence in the United States. Wael El-Rifai, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues studied the molecular interaction between gene expression, genomics and epigenetics in EAC. In a study published in Scientific Reports, the researchers utilized an integrated approach to analyze changes... Read more »
  • Dual-action enzyme protects esophagus
    (iStock) The antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase 7 (GPX7) is often “turned off” in esophageal adenocarcinoma and its precancerous condition known as Barrett’s esophagus. Wael El-Rifai, M.D., Ph.D., DunFa Peng, Ph.D., and colleagues previously showed that GPX7’s antioxidant properties protect esophageal cells against oxidative damage. Now, in the journal Gut, they report that... Read more »