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More People With Barrett's Esophagus At High Risk Of Developing Esophageal Cancer Than Previously Thought

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April 20, 2000
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
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Significantly more people who suffer from Barrett's esophagus may be at high risk of developing esophageal cancer than previously thought.

April 18, 2000 -- Significantly more people who suffer from Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous condition often associated with frequent heartburn, may be at high risk of developing esophageal cancer than previously thought, according to researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.


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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "More People With Barrett's Esophagus At High Risk Of Developing Esophageal Cancer Than Previously Thought." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 20 April 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/04/000418134137.htm>.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. (2000, April 20). More People With Barrett's Esophagus At High Risk Of Developing Esophageal Cancer Than Previously Thought. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/04/000418134137.htm
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "More People With Barrett's Esophagus At High Risk Of Developing Esophageal Cancer Than Previously Thought." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/04/000418134137.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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