CANCER OF THE ESOPHAGUS IS THE FASTEST RISING TYPE OF CANCER IN THIS COUNTRY. (8:35 start)
IF YOU HAVE FREQUENT HEARTBURN, YOU’RE AT RISK FOR A CONDITION THAT CAN DOUBLE YOUR CHANCE OF DEVELOPING CANCER.1,3-7
JOINING US TODAY, DURING ESOPHAGEAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, IS DR. BLAIR JOBE, DIRECTOR OF THE ESOPHAGEAL AND LUNG INSTITUTE ALLEGHENY.
WHY IS ESOPHAGEAL CANCER ON THE RISE?
WHAT ARE THE KEY RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONDITION?
WHAT DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENTS ARE AVAILABLE TO REDUCE THE RISK OF PROGRESSION?
HOW CAN PATIENTS WITH FREQUENT HEARTBURN LOWER THEIR RISK OF PROGRESSING TO ESOPHAGEAL ADENOCARCINOMA?
WHERE CAN PEOPLE FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT GERD, BARRETT’S ESOPHAGUS AND ESOPHAGEAL CANCER?
Dr. Blair A. Jobe Director, Esophageal and Lung Institute
Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh
Dr. Jobe is the Director of the Esophageal and Lung Institute at Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh. He is a staff surgeon at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital and several hospitals within the Allegheny Health Network. Dr. Jobe is also a Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine.