There are two main types of esophageal cancer: squamous cell and adenocarcinoma. Esophageal adenocarcinoma is the fastest growing #cancer in the #UnitedStates and among the fastest growing other western countries such as #Canada and the #UK. Learn more ➡ SALGI.org #EsophagealCancerAwareness #EsophagealCancer
Happy #MotivationMonday! “Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.” GERD Awareness Week is officially underway. We are thankful to see so much information online and in the news about the dangers of acid reflux disease and its symptom: heartburn. Will you help spread the word? Visit online: ➡ SALGI.org/GERD
Did you know that there are two major types of esophageal cancer? Adenocarinoma is most common in the U.S. and other western countries and usually found in the lower parts of the esophagus. Squamous cell carcinoma is more common internationally and usually found in the upper to middle parts of the esophagus. #EsophagealCancerAwareness #EsophagealCancer #AllPeriwinkleEverything
Support esophageal cancer research! The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity established to raise awareness, encourage early detection and fund research in hopes of a cure for esophageal cancer.
The high cost for #cancer care. With the increasing costs of treatment, patients and their families are forced to make difficult decisions. Our mission is aimed at not only raising #awareness to prevent #EsophagealCancer in the first place, but to fund innovative #research projects which are working to improve current methods and/or find new treatments that are more affordable and bring higher rates of survival. No one should have to be forced to make such difficult decisions.
During a routine checkup doctors found abnormalities in the cells close to this man's #stomach, a condition called Barrett’s #esophagus. Several months later he was diagnosed with #cancer. While the article does not make specific mention of esophageal cancer, #BarrettsEsophagus is a precursor to esophageal cancer and #stress has been shown to increase the risk of #esophagealcancer, the fastest growing cancer in the #UnitedStates and one of the deadliest. Visit our website ➡ SALGI.org