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Esophageal Cancer Rates on the Rise

Cancer rates are declining overall, but several types of cancer are increasing - especially one deadly type of cancer that researchers have linked to the nation's obesity epidemic.

Cancer of the esophagus, the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach, is becoming more common as researchers say that it's possible that fat from foods, or possibly from other weight-related issues.

FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean is Working for You with the report.

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