Amitabh Chak, MD

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New Barrett's Esophagus Screening Method in Development

EsoCheck offers a simple, affordable solution to support early diagnosis UH Innovations in Digestive Health - Fall 2018  Amitabh Chak, MD A little over a year ago, Amitabh Chak, MD, Gastroenterologist, UH Digestive Health Institute, UH Cleveland...

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Advancing Detection of Barretts Esophagus

New screening procedures promise early detection without endoscopy UH Digestive Health Institute - Winter 2018  Amitabh Chak, MD Barrett's esophagus is a known risk factor for esophageal cancer, yet it remains undiagnosed in many patients....

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Understanding Barrett's Esophagus

UH gastroenterologist’s new NIH grant aims to refine genetic and genomic knowledge of the condition, test non-invasive detection method Innovations in Cancer - Fall 2017   Poor five-year survival rates make esophageal cancer – and its precursor...

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Dr. Chaz reviewing medical scans.

Pioneering Research to Prevent Esophageal Cancer

UH Digestive Health Institute - January 2017   Amitabh Chak, MD University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is leading the way on research into Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer. With a survival rate of less than 20 percent, esophageal...

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