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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. 9/11 first responders and people who were working, living, or studying in Lower Manhattan below Canal Street on and after 9/11 are at risk of developing many respiratory illnesses and 69 different types of cancer — including esophageal cancer. According to a report from the American Cancer Society, an estimated 21,560 new esophageal cancer […]

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    Barasch & McGarry Recognizes Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. 9/11 first responders and people who were near Ground Zero on and after 9/11 are at risk of developing many respiratory illnesses and 68 different types of cancer — including esophageal cancer. According to a report from the American Cancer Society, an estimated 20,640 new esophageal cancer cases will […]

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    Get the Facts on Esophageal Cancer and Barrett’s Esophagus

    By Michael Barasch

    The 9/11 community has an elevated risk of developing many respiratory diseases and 68 different types of cancer — including esophageal cancer, as well as Barrett’s esophagus which could precede esophageal cancer. Barrett’s esophagus occurs when the esophagus becomes damaged by acid reflux, causing the lining to thicken and become red. The condition results from […]

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