Is GERD a Risk Factor for Laryngeal Cancer?

14 Mar 2005Mohammed A. Qadeer MD, Natalie Colabianchi PhD, Michael F. Vaezi MD, PhD

Our meta-analysis suggests that GERD may be a significant risk factor for laryngeal cancer.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
10 years

Reported Outcomes


Acid Reflux Digestive outcome
Acid Reflux
Digestive system

Larynx cancer Respiratory outcome
Strong increased risk of Larynx cancer
Respiratory system

High evidence