Case study Esophageal

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The incidence of esophageal cancer is on the rise with over 2,000 Filipinos and 12,000 Americans developing this disease each year .Variations in the incidence of esophageal cancer are seen with age, sex, and race.

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ARELLANO UNIVERSITYCollege of NursingLegarda, ManilaS.Y. 2012Submitted to:Submitted by:Sarah Joy A. GatusIII-1 CMO#30 group 3I. IntroductionThe incidence of esophagealcanceris on the rise with over 2,000 Filipinos and 12,000 Americans developing this disease each year .Variations in the incidence of esophagealcancerare seen with age, sex, and race. Advances in medical and surgical therapy have led to improvement in the survival rates but continued improvement in survival is dependent on a better understanding of the relationship between environmental factors and the disease itself.The incidence of esophagealcancerfluctuates dramatically throughout various regions of the world and has the largest variability of any known malignancy. High rates are found in people living in northeast China to north central Asia, Afghanistan and northern Iran. Other high-risk groups include the white population in parts of South Africa and areas of Finland, Iceland, and France. In the United States, trends demonstrate that black men have a fourfold greater incidence than white men forsquamous cellesophagealcancerwith significant variation in locale, nutritional status, socioeconomic status, and alcohol and cigarette use. Esophageal cancer is malignancy of the esophagus. It is a typically carcinomas which arise from the epithelium, or surface lining, of the esophagus. Most esophageal cancers fall into one of two classes: squamous cell carcino

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