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Jason Wallen, MD, is the chief of thoracic surgery and medical director of the thoracic oncology program at Upstate.
Jason Wallen, MD, is the chief of thoracic surgery and medical director of the thoracic oncology program at Upstate.

A look at reflux and cancer of the esophagus

Difficulty swallowing can be a sign of esophageal cancer, and early action can improve survivability, explains Jason Wallen, MD, the chief of thoracic surgery and medical director of the thoracic oncology program at Upstate. Esophageal cancer represents about 1% of the cancers diagnosed in the United States, says Wallen, who also talks about reflux and its treatments and when it's time to consult a physician.

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