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GIT Most common esophageal cancer

According to kaplan, it is squamous cell, according to goljan it is adenocarcinoma, so which is it?
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scc is most common in esophgus if smoker
if barrets hx or GERD (adenoca is most common )
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the stem just says progressive dysphagia for solids and liquids no other really valuable history, so it says which common form of cancer.
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Worldwide, SCC constitues aprox. 90% of esophageal cancers, but in the US, at this time, adenocarcinoma has surpassed SCC in incidence.
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