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Can barretts esophagus lead to cancer of esophagus?

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In brief: Yes if untreated

If untreated barrett's ulcer of of esophagus , will tranforms to cancer , as already there is mucosal change ( sqamous metaplasia ) , there is high incidence of malignency and need close observation.

In brief: Yes if untreated

If untreated barrett's ulcer of of esophagus , will tranforms to cancer , as already there is mucosal change ( sqamous metaplasia ) , there is high incidence of malignency and need close observation.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes it can

Yes, it can develop into esophageal cancer -thus you will need to be followed up regularly with serial upper endoscopy and sample biopsy.

In brief: Yes it can

Yes, it can develop into esophageal cancer -thus you will need to be followed up regularly with serial upper endoscopy and sample biopsy.
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