• Game changing test to check for esophageal cancer.

    Asked by MyLungCancer on Friday, February 21, 2020

    Game changing test to check for esophageal cancer.

    I don't know about you, but there's no way I could swallow a capsule with a string attached to it without gagging and hurling. If you can tolerate it this sounds like a promising way of testing for that type of cancer. Here is an article I was reading about it.
    Anyone from babies to seniors can suffer from Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, a chronic condition that causes acid reflux and heartburn. But did you know that GERD can be an early sign of cancer?

    This year, 20,000 people will be told they have esophageal cancer. But a new way to detect the beginnings of it can be done in just minutes at your doctor's office.

    David Brown is one of the first people in the United States to try out a new test to detect a very dangerous cancer, one that claimed his dad's life.

    "Throughout my childhood, he would be running to the restroom and vomiting," Brown recalled.

    1 Answer from the Community

    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Interesting and promising, thanks for posting.

      about 1 month ago

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