A Novel Dietary-Related Model of Esophagitis and Barrett's Esophagus, a Premalignant Lesion


Barrett's esophagus (BE) is a premalignant lesion in which columnar epithelium (containing goblet cells) replaces esophageal squamous cells. Previous evidence suggested that hydrophobic bile acid...

Patterns of Food and Nutrient Consumption in Northern Iran, a High-Risk Area for Esophageal Cancer


Our objectives were to investigate patterns of food and nutrient consumption in Golestan province, a high-incidence area for esophageal cancer (EC) in northern Iran. Twelve 24-h dietary recalls w...

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Diet in Relation to Esophageal Cancer: The Shanghai Cohort Study


Prospective data on environmental exposures, especially with respect to alcohol, tobacco, and diet, in relation to the risk of esophageal cancer in high-risk populations are sparse. We analyzed d...

Effects of Dietary Fiber, Fats, and Meat Intakes on the Risk of Barrett's Esophagus


Animal and human models suggest associations between fat intake, fiber intake, and the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma. We evaluated whether these factors may act early in the carcinogenic path...

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