Talk Links Heartburn to Cancer

White Marsh Library has partnered with the Esophageal Cancer Action Network to host a free special health awareness event.

Taking Steps to Save Lives: Because Heartburn Can Cause Cancer will take place at the library (8133 Sandpiper Circle, Baltimore) on Nov. 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Designed to help members of the community effectively advocate for their own health care, Dr. Bruce Greenwald (ECAN chairman, gastroenterologist and professor of medicine at the University of Maryland’s Greenebaum Cancer Center) will discuss the link between reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer.

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