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Houston VA Leads Fight against Esophageal Cancer

Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation therapy has been in pilot use at the DeBakey VA for more than four years and was recently featured in the New England Journal of Medicine as a highly effective treatment for complete eradication of Barrett’s esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition that affects one to two million adults in the United States each year.

http://www.houston.va.gov/pressreleases/news_20110721.asp

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