Esophageal Cancer

Are You at Risk for Cancer of the Esophagus?

While the exact cause of cancer of the esophagus is unknown, research suggests that these steps may reduce your risk.

Esophageal Cancer Topics


Reflux Disease May Be Linked to Several Cancers

Can GERD increase your risk of esophageal or head and neck cancer?

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

Why Does Weight Gain Increase Cancer Risk?

Research shows that people who are overweight or obese are at increased risk for a number of health problems—including certain types of cancer. According to a new study, gradually gaining weight throughout adulthood—to the point of obesity—may triple ...

More Cancers Linked to Weight

Obesity rates have more than doubled worldwide since 1980, according to the World Health Organization, to more than 600 million adults. For years, research has shown that people who are overweight or obese have an increased risk for heart disease, di...

Why You Should Start Adding Chives to Everything You Eat

Allium vegetables like chives have been studied extensively in relation to cancer, especially stomach and colorectal cancers. Their beneficial and preventative effects are likely due in part to their rich organosulfur compounds. They may inhibit tumo...

By Allison Bush