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Gum Disease Bacteria Linked To Esophageal Cancer

December 10, 2017

a closeup of someone's mouth white flossingGum disease has already been linked in numerous studies to a heightened risk of the number one killer, heart disease. However, Dr. Anthony Starpoli, associate director of esophageal endotherapy at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, an expert in esophageal cancer, reviewed the new findings and stressed that researchers have yet to prove a causal link to esophageal tumors.

NYMC Faculty: Anthony A. Starpoli, M.D., adjunct assistant professor of medicine

Source: Inquisitr