Esophageal Cancer: The Basics
The esophagus is a tube made out of muscle that connects your mouth to your stomach. Esophageal cancer is caused by esophageal cells growing out of control. As the number of cells grow, they form into a tumor. This articles describes the basic information about esophageal cancer including how it is diagnosed and treated.
All About Esophageal Cancer
This article provides an overview of cancer of the esophagus and Barrett's esophagus, their diagnosis, staging and treatments.
Barrett's Esophagus: An Overview
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.
Surgical Procedures: Surgery and Staging for Esophageal Cancer
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.
Surgical Procedures: Esophagectomy
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.
Support & Resources for People with Esophageal Cancer
Support and resources for people with esophageal cancer, including nutrition information.