Esophageal Cancer Nearly Doubled Among Middle-Aged Americans

Esophageal cancer tends to be a “silent killer,” and it’s on the rise among middle-aged Americans, new evidence suggests. The rate of this cancer nearly doubled among people aged 45 to 64, and the prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus — a precancerous condition — rose by about 50% in this age group between 2012 and 2019. … Read more