Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Determining foods to avoid when managing Barrett's esophagus

Dear Mayo Clinic: I was diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus three months ago and was given some diet instructions, including eliminating alcohol and caffeine. Why is this necessary? Is it still possible for me to have an occasional ...

Medical research

Research leads to new way of caring for pre-cancerous condition

A University of Manchester study of care provisions for patients diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition, has resulted in improvements in local NHS care, which may form a blueprint for other hospitals.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poor pathologist agreement for low-grade dysplasia in Barrett's

(HealthDay)—There is poor agreement between pathologists in diagnosis of low-grade dysplasia (LGD) in patients with Barrett's esophagus (BE), according to a study published in the February issue of Gastroenterology.

Oncology & Cancer

Aspirin protects against Barrett's esophagus

Aspirin use appears to reduce the risk of Barrett's esophagus (BE), the largest known risk factor for esophageal cancer, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice ...

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