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I have Barretts esophagus biopsy report (A - Cardia, 40 to

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I have Barretts esophagus biopsy report (A - Cardia, 40 to 41 cm, biopsy:
- Squamocolumnar esophageal mucosa with focal high grade dysplasia and intestinal
metaplasia.) Is this considered cancerrous?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 8 months ago.

Dear customer,

This is not considered to be a malignant condition, however this is a precancerous condition with an increased risk for developing cancer. For high-grade dysplasia your doctor may recommend procedures which can be done to remove the damaged and precancerous cells.

Take care.

Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 7 months ago.

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