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Important Facts About Esophageal Cancer

by Jane Ashley

April is the month that we highlight esophageal cancer, one of the faster increasing cancer diagnoses in the Western world, increasing 600 percent in the last 35 years. Most of us hear about breast, colorectal and lung cancers, but every adult needs to be aware of the risk factors and early symptoms of esophageal cancer.


What is the Esophagus?

The esophagus is the narrow, muscular tube that connects our mouth to our stomach. The muscular walls of our esophagus push food from our mouth and...

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