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ECEF Newsletter March 31, 2016


The first quarter of 2016 has been a very active quarter for ECEF. We have started to take ECEF to the next level and are beginning to get more involved with Associations and events that we can attend and tell … Continue reading

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ECEF Newsletter December 31, 2015


The year, 2015, was a success for ECEF as follows: We, through Google Alert, have posted numerous articles to our Facebook and Twitter Accounts. These original articles capture information about esophageal cancer, acid reflux, and barretts esophagus. They also will … Continue reading

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ECEF Newsletter September 30,2015


REPORT  We have decided that we need to bring ECEF more into the public eye and we are taking the following steps to make this happen: Our Executive Committee will be meeting with Google in October to see how we … Continue reading

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ECEF Newsletter June 30,2015


   REPORT  Based on our year to date donations, it seems we will not be able to reach our $150,000 research donation goal for this year. We have given to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center $50,000 this year which is … Continue reading

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ECEF Newsletter March 31, 2015


ESOPHAGEAL CANCER EDUCATION FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER March 31, 2015  REPORT  The first quarter of 2015 has given us a good start on achieving our $150,000 research goal for this year. We have received approximately $43,000 in donations during this period. We … Continue reading

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Books about Esophageal Cancer


We have presented below several Books about Esophageal Cancer so that people who want to know more about this disease will have a good resource to provide themselves with  that knowledge. Esophageal Cancer is one of the fastest growing cancers … Continue reading

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Heartburn Can Cause Esophageal Cancer


My family has a history of stomach problems.  My Dad had bleeding ulcers on several occasions so, when I started to have heartburn on a regular basis, I thought it was just part of my heritage. I didn’t know that heartburn can cause … Continue reading

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Qtr 4 2014 Newsletter & Event Informaiton


  REPORT  The fourth quarter of 2014 ended the most significant year that ECEF has experienced and we are pleased to report the Year in Review as follows:  ECEF GALA April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, and it was on … Continue reading

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Esophageal Cancer Was God’s Plan For Me


In January, 1999, I decided I would retire at the end of the year. I planned to gradually move into full retirement by reducing my work week to three days. I intended to use the extra free time to figure out what I was going … Continue reading

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Esophageal Cancer Patient Support


Years ago when people were told they had cancer, they tried not to tell anyone about their diagnosis. They did not expect patient support from anyone outside the immediate family. In fact, they often tried to keep the diagnosis to themselves for as long as possible. … Continue reading

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