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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. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Gerd

At his age it is not very likely that he has esophageal cancer.

In brief: Gerd

At his age it is not very likely that he has esophageal cancer.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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In brief: Unlikely

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

In brief: Unlikely

But esophagitis, cellular transformation, and malignancy can evolve over time.
Regular followup is important.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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