What causes oesophageal cancer?
The NHS said: “The exact cause of oesophageal cancer is unknown, but the following things can increase your risk.
“Having persistent acid reflux known as gastro-oesophageal reflux disease or GORD.
“Other causes could include smoking, drinking too much alcohol over many years, being overweight, having an unhealthy diet that’s low in fruit and vegetables.
“Stopping smoking, cutting down on alcohol, losing weight and having a healthy diet may help reduce your risk of developing oesophageal cancer.”