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Asian Barrett’s Consortium (ABC)

The Asian Barrett’s Consortium (ABC) was formed at a workshop hosted by the NCI in May 2008. Individuals from seven Asian nations came together to discuss this precursor metaplasia and its potential emergence in countries of the Eastern world. The ABC has led to the initiation of collaborative efforts by Eastern and Western researchers to determine the scope of Barrett's esophagus and to stimulate research.

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