Late report | Stop eating while it’s hot!62-year-old Chaoshan uncle after cancer know the truth

2022-05-03 0 By

Love to eat love to drink “food” chaoshan uncle, recently found that their food is difficult to swallow, “like a lump in the throat”, a check turned out to be esophageal cancer!The 62-year-old man has been discharged from Shenzhen University General Hospital after undergoing radical surgery for esophageal cancer.Experts remind the public, “eat while hot”, eating pickled vegetables, smoking and drinking are high risk factors for esophageal cancer, should pay attention to avoid.Feel throat a bit “block” fish esophagus cancer this tide shan uncle Ding likes to drink, can drink a catty every time.Two months ago, he began to feel his food clogging up when he swallowed it, which was different than usual.As a Cantonese, Ding’s first judgment was that “getting hot” caused a sore throat.However, after drinking herbal tea as usual, the symptoms of “heat” still did not abate, and the degree of obstruction to eat was still aggravated.Mr. Ding hurried to the hospital for examination, did not expect the biopsy result was esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.Mr. Ding found zhang Xiaoming, director of chest and heart surgery of Shenzhen University General Hospital.After preoperative nutritional evaluation and support, Zhang Xiaoming performed a thoracoscopic radical resection of esophageal cancer for Mr. Ding through three thoracoscopic incisions in the neck, chest and abdomen. The department implemented the concept of accelerated rehabilitation surgery to encourage early ambulation and provide nutritional support. Mr. Ding got out of bed on the first day after surgery and has been discharged from hospital.After a discussion with his doctor, Mr. Ding learned that many of his daily habits, such as drinking hot tea, smoking and drinking, and eating preserved food, were actually high risk factors for esophageal cancer.Zhang Xiaoming reminds the public that overheated diet is easy to cause chronic burns, which is an important factor in inducing esophageal cancer.According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), regular drinking of beverages above 65 ° C may increase the risk of esophageal cancer.The World Health Organization also classifies hot drinks above 65 degrees Celsius as a Class 2A carcinogen (likely to cause cancer), in the same category as malaria and the heavy metal lead.In addition, drinking for years, alcohol stimulation is easy to cause repeated damage, degeneration, necrosis, repair and proliferation of esophageal mucosa, and finally can lead to canceration.The degree of alcohol is different, the degree of damage to esophagus and gastric mucosa is different, the higher the degree, the more obvious the effect of esophageal mucosa degeneration.The violent vomiting that accompanies drinking alcohol can sometimes also lead to cardia esophageal mucosal tear syndrome. Repeated vomiting can cause the cardia to relax, thus becoming the initial cause of reflux esophagitis.Carcinogens in tobacco may also cause cancer in the esophagus.Often eat pickled vegetables, pickled seafood is also easy to cause esophageal cancer.Vegetables, fresh meat and other pickled will produce a large number of nitrite, nitrite is the precursor of nitrosamines compounds, often eat these foods will lead to the risk of esophageal cancer.Esophageal cancer is one of the most common malignant tumors in the digestive system. The latest statistics show that there are more than 600,000 new esophageal cancer patients worldwide every year, ranking seventh in malignant tumors.Cause death of more than 500,000 people, ranking the sixth malignant tumor.The incidence of esophageal cancer in China is among the highest in the world. About 60% of the new cases of esophageal cancer occur in China every year, and the death toll accounts for about half of the world.Chaoshan area of Guangdong province is one of the areas with high incidence of esophageal cancer in China.Early esophageal cancer often has no obvious clinical symptoms and is mostly found during tumor screening or endoscopic examination for other reasons.A large proportion of patients are often at an advanced stage when they arrive at the hospital, with a very poor prognosis, causing irreversible serious consequences for patients and their families.The ability to identify early esophageal cancer under endoscopy is an important means for early diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancer.At present, gastroscopy and biopsy are considered as the “gold standard” for the diagnosis of esophageal cancer.Zhang Xiaoming reminds the public, the inchoate symptom of esophageal cancer is not obvious, it is to have discomfort after sternum, local friction feeling or foreign body feeling when deglutition food.The second is the occurrence of progressive dysphagia should also be vigilant, esophageal cancer growth increases began to block the lumen, progressive dysphagia.From eating hard food gradually to soft, semi-liquid or liquid diet, and finally even saliva can not be swallowed.Three is the patient often appear emaciation, some still appear hematemesis or black stool.Members of the public should develop good eating habits, eat slowly, avoid eating rotten and moldy food, eat less preserved food, do not drink overheated water, do not eat hot food;Quit smoking and drinking, pay attention to balanced nutrition, regular work and rest, more protein, especially high-quality protein, eat more fresh fruits and vegetables;Patients with a family history of cancer should undergo regular gastroscopy.Shenzhen Evening News reporter Zhou Qian correspondent Liu Jie Wang Zhuofen statement: this article copyright belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through the mailbox, we will be timely processing.Email address: