A study on examining dietary factors and progression from Barrett’s oesophagus into oesophageal adenocarcinoma

  • Hernández Carmen
Keywords: Oesophageal adenocarcinoma, diet, reflux disease, risk factors, Surveillance, Epidemiology


The incidence of oesophageal adenocarcinoma has increased by over 500% during the past three decades, and is continuing to increase rapidly. Patients diagnosed with this condition have a very poor prognosis; the mean 5-year survival for patients with advanced disease is less than 20%.