April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

The Ohio Department of Health has released a new stats and facts resource for Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. In 2018, 860 new cases of esophageal cancer were diagnosed in Ohio, accounting for 1.3% of invasive cancer cases reported that year. To lower your risk for esophageal cancer:
  • Don’t smoke or quit if you do. For help quitting tobacco, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.
  • Avoid drinking too much alcohol.
  • Keep a healthy weight.
Click here to view the resource.