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Q I HAVE Barrett's syndrome and biopsies were taken at the hospital.
Tenovus-funded research into oesophageal cancer at Swansea University, has discovered that a protein found inside human cells called NF-kappa-B plays a major role in the development of cancer in people who suffer from Barrett's Syndrome.
This discovery explains why 10% of people with Barrett's Syndrome go on to develop oesophageal cancer and could provide treatment in the future.
The test revealed that Mr Marron appeared to have Barrett's syndrome in part of his oesophagus ( a condition involving damage to the lining of the oesophagus with the potential to lead to oesophageal cancer.
The results showed he had Barrett's syndrome and the only advice given to Mr Marron was to avoid spicy foods and cut down on cigarettes and alcohol.