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Can anything be done to prevent esophageal cancer?
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
5 doctors agree
In brief: Lifestyle change
For adenocarcinoma make changes that reduce acid reflux, such as lose weight, eliminate foods that worsen acid reflux, and enter am endoscopy program if appropriate.
For squamous cell, stop smoking and drinking alcohol, and enter an endoscopy program if have history of achalasia or chagas disease.

In brief: Lifestyle change
For adenocarcinoma make changes that reduce acid reflux, such as lose weight, eliminate foods that worsen acid reflux, and enter am endoscopy program if appropriate.
For squamous cell, stop smoking and drinking alcohol, and enter an endoscopy program if have history of achalasia or chagas disease.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Quite a lot
A lot of risk factors are modifiable; these include reducing smoking & alcohol use, diet change to include fruits/veggies, weight reduction in obese patients, treatment of acid reflux disease, treatment of barrett's esophagus, avoiding heavy exposure to solvents & lye to name a few.

In brief: Quite a lot
A lot of risk factors are modifiable; these include reducing smoking & alcohol use, diet change to include fruits/veggies, weight reduction in obese patients, treatment of acid reflux disease, treatment of barrett's esophagus, avoiding heavy exposure to solvents & lye to name a few.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Normalize gut
Esophagus is coming across putrid Lactic Acid by undigested protein which causes irritation of mucosa chronic inflammation and cancer.
The other toxins are from smoking and tobacco products. Do protease purge 10 pills bid x 10 days every quarter, use modified citrus pection daily and nac daily to improve immunity and keep taking betaine hcl to prevent Lactic Acid formation in stomach.

In brief: Normalize gut
Esophagus is coming across putrid Lactic Acid by undigested protein which causes irritation of mucosa chronic inflammation and cancer.
The other toxins are from smoking and tobacco products. Do protease purge 10 pills bid x 10 days every quarter, use modified citrus pection daily and nac daily to improve immunity and keep taking betaine hcl to prevent Lactic Acid formation in stomach.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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