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If barretts esophagus is precancerous how do they detect when it become cancer?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
7 doctors agree

In brief: EGD with biopsies

Serial egd with random 4-quad biopsies.

In brief: EGD with biopsies

Serial egd with random 4-quad biopsies.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Upper endoscopy

Serial upper endoscopy is needed to follow up baretts esophagus as it can develop into esophageal cancer.
If there is any significant change or growth on those serial egd- a biopsy will be done to confirm/ rule out cancer.

In brief: Upper endoscopy

Serial upper endoscopy is needed to follow up baretts esophagus as it can develop into esophageal cancer.
If there is any significant change or growth on those serial egd- a biopsy will be done to confirm/ rule out cancer.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: EGD

By doing biopsy while doing egd (scope you throat and stomach).

In brief: EGD

By doing biopsy while doing egd (scope you throat and stomach).
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