Articles tagged with "risk assessment"

Scoring System for Esophageal Cancer Requires Other Considerations

Can a simple scoring system identify individuals at high risk of esophageal cancer?1 Background: The prevalence of esophageal cancer is rapidly expanding. The prognosis for late stage esophageal cancer is dismal, and survival depends on early diagnosis and treatment. Limitations in health care resources preclude screening all individuals with dysphagia. Study design: Retrospective cohort study Setting: University Hospital […]