“I always stayed positive. Starting the Oxfordshire Oesophageal and Stomach Organisation (OOSO) to support other patients gave me real focus and determination to get through it.”
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New hope for Jackie after oesphageal cancer
Are infections connected to oesophageal cancer?
Dr Lesley Anderson is looking at a condition called Barrett’s Oesophagus. Lesley’s work explores whether infections in the oesophagus, such as HPV, could lead to the development of oesophageal cancer.
"We urgently need new ways to detect oesophageal cancer early"
Professor Fiztgerald has developed a simple sponge-on-a-string test to identify people with a condition called Barrett's oesophagus, who are at higher risk of developing oesophageal cancer.
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