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Synopsis of causation: cancer of the oesophagus

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in cancer of the oesophagus.

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This document provides information on cancer of the oesophagus. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Tony Woolfson, Medical Author, Medical Text, Edinburgh and validated by Professor Michael Griffin, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.