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9 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About GEJ Cancers

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where the esophagus meets the stomach.
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Doctors disagreeing.
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Scientists don’t agree on how to classify GEJ cancers


Order for endoscopy
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How cancers of the GEJ is diagnosed


Cigarette in ashtray hands holding a whiskey.
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Risk factors for GEJ cancers


Woman surprised by weight loss.
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Signs and symptoms of cancers located in the GEJ


Growth in esophagus.
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More diagnoses...


Older man consulting with doctor.
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… especially in men


Gold number 5 balloon.
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Prognosis of GEJ cancers


Highlighted United States of america.
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Unique to the U.S.


Advocacy spelled out
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Be your own advocate


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

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Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.