Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center educates Houston on America’s fastest growing cancer

March 19, 2013 by  
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Please join Memorial Hermann–Texas Medical Center’s top gastroenterology experts for breakfast on Saturday, April 6, 9-11 a.m. at the Ertan Digestive Disease Center.  Memorial Hermann–TMC and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) invite you to discover the hidden dangers of heartburn at their free Esophageal Cancer Awareness Event.

Dr. Atilla Ertan, Medical Director of the Ertan Digestive Disease Center, a Gastroenterology Center of Excellence at Memorial Hermann–TMC, and UTHealth Professor; Dr. Hani A. Zamil and Dr. David S. Wolf, gastroenterologists and UTHealth Assistant Professors; and Dr. Erik B. Wilson, Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at Memorial Hermann–TMC and UTHealth’s Chief of Elective General Surgery, are all among the panel of experts who will explain why esophageal cancer is the fastest growing cancer in the United States today.  In addition, they will discuss how heartburn or acid reflux may lead to esophageal cancer, as well as present prevention and treatment options for Barrett’s Esophagus.

The Ertan Digestive Disease Center and Gastroenterology Center of Excellence is located in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza at 6400 Fannin, Suite 1400, Houston, TX 77030.  Space is limited.  To register, please call 713.222.CARE (2273).  Parking will be validated for Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza only.

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