Real People. Real Lives. Really Faced Esophageal Cancer.
Esophageal Cancer is
One American Dies of Esophageal Cancer
Every 36 Minutes
Esophageal Cancer is one of the fastest increasing
cancer diagnoses in the western world
Increasing 600% in the past 35 years
Esophageal Cancer is among the deadliest of diseases
Fewer than One in Five Patients will Survive Five Years
Esophageal Cancer is among the cancers that
Receive the Least Amount of Federal Research Funding
- stressing the crucial link between Reflux Disease and Esophageal Cancer
- fostering prevention and early detection among those at risk
- supporting medical research into prevention, early detection, treatment and
- connecting patients and caregivers with resources for information, encouragement and compassionate support
Latest News and Events
ECAN’s loyal supporters Doubled Down on Esophageal Cancer and now $50,000 will be available to support and expand the fight against Esophageal Cancer this year.
43 brave souls went Over the Edge of the roof of the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City Hotel and rappelled down 24 Stories on Saturday, May 3rd on behalf of someone who has faced Esophageal Cancer.
More than 400 guests gathered on Sunday evening, April 12th at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia for a night of comedy and fun – all the while raising awareness that Reflux Disease is No Laughing Matter and raising funds to support ECAN’s mission.