Letters

Overweight and adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7282.366 (Published 10 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:366
  1. Roger N Maric (R.N.MARIC@bham.ac.uk), research fellow,
  2. K K Cheng, professor of epidemiology
  1. Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT

    EDITOR—In their editorial, Jankowski et al provide useful information on molecular changes leading to adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and gastro-oesophageal junction.1 The incidence of and mortality from oesophageal adenocarcinoma have risen dramatically over the past few decades in Europe and North America. One very important explanation for the …

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