Overview of cancer of the esophagus and Barrett's esophagus, their diagnosis, staging and treatments.
Barrett's esophagus is a pre-cancerous condition that increases a person's risk for developing esophageal adenocarcinoma. This article details information about symptoms, screening, diagnosis and treatment for this condition.
Esophageal cancer is at times treated with surgery. There are a number of different surgeries that can be used depending upon the stage of the cancer. This article reviews the different surgical procedures used to treat esophageal cancer, the possible risks associated, and how to manage after surgery.
An esophagectomy is a surgical procedure that is done to remove a small or large portion of the esophagus, and at times a portion of the stomach.
Provides tips to coping with common side effects after esophagectomy, what foods to avoid and what is often well tolerated.
This article providers information and links to cancer service organizations that provide support, education, and resources to people with esophageal cancer.