Detailed information on esophageal cancer, including symptoms, stages, types, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment
Esophageal Cancer: Introduction
Esophageal cancer is cancer that starts in your esophagus. This is the tube that carries food and liquid from your throat to your stomach.
Esophageal Cancer: Newly Diagnosed
Being told you have esophageal cancer can be scary, and you may have many questions. Know that you have people on your healthcare team who can help.
Esophageal Cancer: Statistics
About 16,910 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2016.
Esophageal Cancer: Risk Factors, Prevention, and Early Detection
Anyone can get esophageal cancer. But there are some factors that can increase your risk for it. Learn which ones.
What Can I Do if I'm At Risk for Esophageal Cancer?
Can I Be Screened for Esophageal Cancer?
Esophageal Cancer: Symptoms
Esophageal cancer often doesn’t cause symptoms in its early stages. When this cancer does cause symptoms, they’re often like those you might have with other health issues, such as indigestion.