Saturday, August 13, 2016

"A diagnosis with esophageal cancer is very nearly a death sentence."

Understanding the deadly cancer that kills more than 90 per cent of its patients

"A diagnosis with oesophageal cancer is very nearly a death sentence.
Of the 1300 or so Australians diagnosed every year, fewer than 10 per cent survive.
The incidence of esophageal cancer increased more than 400 per cent in Australia in the three decades to 2010, with researchers directly linking it to an increase in obesity."

1 comment:

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