A member asked:

14 year old son has had gerd for 6 years im worried he might have esophageal cancer hes had a cookie swallow and barium swallow done is it possible?

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Dr. Creighton Wright answered

Specializes in surgery

Unlikely: But esophagitis, cellular transformation, and malignancy can evolve over time. Regular followup is important.

Answered 12/31/2013

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