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Cancer of the esophagus. How not to miss. Says the MCSC expert

Esophageal cancer is one of the most aggressive malignant diseases. He ranks 8th in mortality worldwide.

  • What is reflux and how is it dangerous?
  • What is Barrett's esophagus and what is the danger of damage to the esophagus?
  • What do they say about chest pain, difficulty swallowing food, pain when swallowing food, and why, when these symptoms appear, should you immediately contact a gastroenterologist?
  • Complications of reflux disease and damage to the esophagus – harbingers of esophageal cancer?
  • What influences the condition of the esophagus to a greater extent: genetics, foods, lifestyle?

Dmitry Stanislavovich Bordin, Head of the Department of Pathology of the pancreas, biliary tract and Upper digestive tract of the MCSC named after A.S. Loginov, answered these and other questions.

GBUZ Moscow Clinical Scientific Center named after Loginov MHD