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Improving Access to Self-Expanding Metal Stents for Patients With Esophageal Cancer in Eastern Africa: A Stepwise Implementation Strategy

September 23, 2021

January 2021-The eastern corridor of Africa is affected by a high burden of esophageal cancer (EC), with > 90% of patients presenting with advanced disease. Self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) have been previously reported as safe and effective for palliation of malignant dysphagia in resource-limited settings; however, access is limited throughout Eastern Africa. In response to … Continued

International Cancer Seminars: Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

June 22, 2017

June 2017 РAn international workshop aimed at examining the state of current science regarding esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. These discussions highlight a series of difficult questions which are recommended to inform and prioritize future research efforts. 

Environmental Risk Factors for Oesophageal Cancer

September 29, 2015

September 2015 РExploring environmental factors associated with oesophageal cancer in Malawi, Firewood cooking, cigarette smoking, and use of white maize flour all had strong associations with squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus.