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Will PPIs Protect You from Esophageal Cancer?

Many people take PPIs like omeprazole for heartburn. Others have Barrett's esophagus. Will PPIs really prevent esophageal or stomach cancer?

Terry Graedon - April 1, 2021

Show 1179: What Should You Do About Digestive Distress? (Archive)

Terry Graedon - November 29, 2018

Show 1144: New Ways to Heal Your Digestive Tract

Terry Graedon - May 4, 2017

Will Aspirin Keep Barrett’s from Turning into Cancer?

Terry Graedon - January 16, 2017

How to Overcome Heartburn with Probiotics

Terry Graedon - April 17, 2016

When Is It Best to Take Nexium?

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Joe Graedon - March 23, 2015

Will Black Raspberries Heal Barrett’s Esophagus?

Research in rodents shows that black raspberries may prevent esophageal cancer despite the presence of Barrett's esophagus; human studies are inconclusive.

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Joe Graedon - November 10, 2014

Heartburn Drugs and Esophageal Cancer?

A new study does not show that taking PPIs reduces the likelihood of esophageal cancer in people with Barrett's esophagus.