NSAIDs use not related to risk of Barrett’s

Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Nov;111(11):1528-1535. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2016.348. Epub 2016 Aug 30. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use is Not Associated With Reduced Risk of Barrett’s Esophagus. Thrift AP1,2, Anderson LA3, Murray LJ3, Cook MB4, Shaheen NJ5, Rubenstein JH6,7, El-Serag HB1,8, Vaughan TL9, … Continue reading

Large-scale meta-analysis identifies nine additional susceptibility loci

Lancet Oncol. 2016 Oct;17(10):1363-1373. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(16)30240-6. Epub 2016 Aug 12. Genome-wide association studies in oesophageal adenocarcinoma and Barrett’s oesophagus: a large-scale meta-analysis. Gharahkhani P, Fitzgerald RC, Vaughan TL, et al. Abstract BACKGROUND: Oesophageal adenocarcinoma represents one of the fastest rising … Continue reading

BEACON activity update

The publications page has been update with 10 (!) new BEACON publications. Two others have been submitted. We are no longer using BaseCamp for managing BEACON resources due to cost contraints. All study questionnaires and other documents that were on … Continue reading