A 22-year-old female asked:
i have chronic acid reflux. for the past year i've kept it under control. i still worry about getting throat cancer! any super foods i should b eating?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jay Yepuri answered
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Esophageal cancer: Throat and esophageal cancer are separate entities. While chronic reflux is a risk factor for esophageal cancer, it has never been proven that acid suppression prevents esophageal cancer. No protective foods are known.
Answered on Feb 27, 2017
Dr. Victor Bonuel answered
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't worry Be Happy: U r still young to be worrying about cancer. Acid reflux s not a risk factor for throat cancer. Quit smoking if u do.Eat more fruits and veggies to boost your immune system.Have fun and enjoy life! https://www.Google.Com/search?Redir_esc=;redir_esc=;hl=en-us;client=ms-android-att-us;source=android-browser-suggest;v=210020210;qsubts=1382965660653;devloc=0;q=how%20to%20prevent%20cancer.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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