When the digestive juices in the stomach wash backwards up, an irritation happens near the chest and it is called heartburn. Most of us get heartburn at some point or the other. The only consolation is most of us do not get them regularly. But for some heartburn can become a regular affair and can lead to GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) more commonly termed as Acid Reflux. Can you get esophageal cancer from acid reflux? The probability is very minimal but it still exists. Let us analyze.