• Posts Tagged ‘Upper GI Cancer’

    Upper GI Cancer

    by  • 27/05/2013 • Oncology

    Oesophageal carcinoma:  Incidence increasing – UK 5-10/100,000  Declining squamous cell carcinomas (due to reduced smoking), but increasing adenocarcinoma of distal oesophagus/gastric cardia (linked to Barretts)?  Pathophysiology: – 2 types of oesophageal cancer o Squamous carcinoma: affects middle third of oes. Associated to cigarette smoking. o Adenocarcinoma: affects lower third, and merges...

    Read more →