• Overview

    Barrett's esophagus describes a condition where the cells lining the lower esophagus change. There are 800,000 Canadians living with this disorder – nearly half of these have no symptoms. Barrett's esophagus affects more men than women and is more common in people with GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder). It is believed that those living with Barrett's esophagus may be at an increased risk of developing esophageal cancer and should be tested.

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    Understanding Barrett's Esophagus

    Barrett’s esophagus describes a condition where the cells lining the lower esophagus change.  This guide details the causes and treatment options for this disorder.

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