Endoscopic surveillance reduces incidence of esophageal cancer in at-risk patients

Although individuals in China with low-grade intraepithelial neoplasia are at higher risk for developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, that risk can be reduced by more than 30% with surveillance endoscopy, according to research.“Esophageal mild dysplasia or moderate dysplasia, namely, low-grade intraepithelial neoplasia (LGIN), is the precursor lesion for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and patients with LGIN are recommended for endoscopic surveillance in the guidelines for ESCC screening and early detection and early treatment (EDET) in China,” He Li, MPH, of theRead More

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