Barrett's esophagus doesn't increase risk of early death

10/28/2009 | Oregonian (Portland), The

People with Barrett's esophagus have a higher risk of developing esophageal cancer but are not any more likely to die sooner than those with a normal esophagus, Mayo Clinic researchers reported at the ACG annual meeting. The study found 68% of Barrett's patients were still alive 10 years after diagnosis, which was comparable to a control group without the condition.

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