What Can I Do if I'm At Risk for Esophageal Cancer?
The first step to lowering your risk for esophageal cancer is to identify your risk factors. Then you can decide which risks you can and cannot control. These are some of the steps you can take to help lower your risk for esophageal cancer:
Making these changes can be hard, but you don't have to make them alone. Your health care provider can suggest resources to help. Look for counselors or self-help groups in your area. Find other people who have been able to make these changes. Ask them for ideas about what worked for them. Meet with a dietitian to learn about healthier ways to eat.