Many conditions have been identified which can predispose esophageal cancer. Following is a list of such esophagus cancer risk factors:
Diet deficient in fruits and vegetables, obesity, low socioeconomic status, infection with Helicobacter pylori or human papillomavirus (HPV), and certain hereditary disorders like Plummer–Vinson syndrome and tylosis have also shown to increase the risk of esophagus cancer.
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To further understand the disease in a better way, have a look at the video below where CancerBro meets Mr. Ellis who has recently being diagnosed with SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA of esophagus. CancerBro asks Mr. Ellis several important questions related to his disease from symptoms which lead him to contact an oncologist, to various RISK FACTORS related to squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus.
And in the following video, CancerBro meets Mr. Eric who has recently being diagnosed with ADENOCARCINOMA of esophagus.
Watch the video below to understand the RISK FACTORS FOR ESOPHAGEAL CANCER in a better way.
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