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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Esophageal and Gastric Cancer

Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch

  • Barrett’s and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium

    An international consortium with epidemiologic studies of Barrett's Esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma. Analyses so far have included alcohol consumption, anthropometry, cigarette smoking, excess risk models, gastroesophageal reflux disease, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, reproductive factors, and genome-wide studies to identify susceptibility loci associated with Barrett’s esophagus and/or adenocarcinomas of the esophagus.