April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

During this month, Hoag encourages the community to educate themselves and others about the signs and symptoms of esophageal cancer, and recognition of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) - a reflux disease that can lead to esophageal cancer.

Learn more about the risks and symptoms of esophageal cancer, and symptoms of GERD.

Free community event!

Heartburn, Acid Reflux, GERD: Preventing the Progression to Esophageal Cancer

Join us for a free community education event, presented by Hoag GI Surgeons specialists,
John Lipham, M.D., James & Pamela Muzzy Endowed Chair in GI Cancer and Nikolai Bildzukewicz, M.D.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
From 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Patty & George Hoag Cancer Center Auditorium

Topics include:

  • Pathophysiology and complications of GERD
  • Medical, endoscopic and surgical treatment options for GERD

Syllabus and light breakfast provided.

This event is supported by funding through the James & Pamela Muzzy Endowed Chair in GI Cancer.

Reservations are required, as limited seating is available.
To register, please call 800-400-HOAG (4624).