The Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center esophageal cancer team is dedicated to helping patients lower their risk for the disease. If you have an increased risk of cancer, talk to your doctor or make an appointment with a Banner MD Anderson specialist to discuss your concerns and options.
While there isn’t a single known cause of esophageal cancer, some people are at higher risk. Some risk factors can be controlled, such as diet or tobacco use. Others cannot be controlled, like age and genetics. Know your risk factors and talk to Banner MD Anderson’s helpful doctors to help you reduce your chance of developing esophageal cancer.
The following risk factors increase your chance of getting esophageal cancer:
Esophageal cancer prevention isn’t always possible, but you can reduce your risk. Banner MD Anderson’s caring team of experts is here to help. The following lifestyle habits lower your risk of getting esophageal cancer.