Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus

Adenocarcinoma (also known as invasive adenocarcinoma) is a type of esophageal cancer. It is the most common type of esophageal cancer in developed countries and it is more common in men than women. Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus typically starts from glandular cells lining the lower part of the esophagus. The lower part of the esophagus, …
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Intestinal metaplasia

Intestinal metaplasia is a non-cancerous change where the cells normally found in an organ or tissue are replaced by the cells normally found in a part of the digestive tract called the small intestine. This change most commonly occurs in the esophagus (where it is called Barrett’s esophagus) and the stomach. Although intestinal metaplasia is …
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