CancerBro meets Mr. Eric – Esophageal adenocarcinoma patient


[Music] CancerBro, does the adenocarcinoma of esophagus
has the same risk factors? The risk factors for adenocarcinoma is somewhat
different. Let’s meet Mr. Eric to understand better. He’s Mr. Eric. He is 58 years old obese man. He has chronic gastritis and heartburn, for
which he is taking antacids for a very long time. For past few days, he had difficulty in swallowing
solid foods, for which he consulted the doctor, and add on further work up, he was diagnosed
with adenocarcinoma of esophagus. CancerBro: Hi Mr. Eric, how are you feeling
now? I wanted to ask a few questions related to
your disease. CancerBro: Hi Mr. Eric, how are you feeling
now? I wanted to ask a few questions related to
your disease? Mr. Eric: CancerBro, I am better now. Please go ahead. CancerBro: What were your complaints for which
you consulted the doctor? Mr. Eric: I had chronic gastritis and heartburn,
for which I was taking antacids regularly, but recently, I started having difficulty
in swallowing solid food, along with cough. CancerBro: Mr. Eric, where are you from and
what work do you do? Mr. Eric: I am from USA, and work for a software
company. CancerBro: What kind of diet do you take*
Are you addicted to smoking or alcohol? Mr. Eric: I smoke more than 1 pack of cigarettes
daily, but take alcohol very rarely. My diet is fairly normal. CancerBro: Okay Mr. Eric, thank you very much. I think you must have got an idea about the
risk factors for adenocarcinoma of esophagus.

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