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Format: 04/18/2014
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Another blow to esophageal cancer

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Blair A. Jobe is working to clear the throat of all obstructions and maladies, save for a frog.

In 2011, his Archives of Surgery study warned that antacid medications -- popular proton pump inhibitors like Nexium and Prilosec used to control symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD -- may boost the risk of esophageal cancer.
 

To read more, visit the Post-Gazette website.
 

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