Smoking may increase cancer risk in Barrett's esophagus

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Smoking may increase cancer risk in Barrett's esophagus
Thu, 02-16-2012 - 12:35am

FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- People with the condition called Barrett's esophagus who are smokers may have double the risk of developing esophageal cancer, a new study warns.

These people also have twice the risk of developing advanced precancerous cells, according to the study in the February issue of