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May 19, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Beating Esophageal Cancer Odds to Become an Advocate

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Esophageal cancer can be deadly if it’s not caught early. Fortunately for Mary Helen Duggar, her Mayo Clinic doctors found her cancer when it could still be treated. Today she’s working to help others learn more about the disease.

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Tags: Barrett's esophagus, Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Dr. Herbert Wolfsen, Dr. John Odell, Dr. Michael Wallace, esophageal cancer, Gastroenterology and Hepatology


June 7, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Early Detection Key for Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard (@susanashephard)

Benny Andújar has traveled a long way from his native Utuado, Puerto Rico, to tell an important story. “Cancer doesn’t always send a warning,” Andújar says about his experience with a precancerous condition called Barrett’s esophagus.  A routine endoscopy gave him the information he needed to unmask esophageal cancer before it developed.  “When they did […]

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Tags: 1136, 2927, 5275, 5279, 5334, Barrett's esophagus, radiofrequency ablation


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