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Stage 4 Esophageal cancer with Liver Mets

“We never even knew he had esophageal cancer until he started having trouble swallowing. He was sick and always tired over the last few years he had daily heartburn and acid reflux problems” My

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Reduce Toxicity, Enhance the Efficacy of Esophageal Cancer Therapy

The role of neoadjuvant therapy in the treatment of locally advanced esophageal carcinoma still remains controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy

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Early Stage Esophageal Cancer…Safe, Low-risk Strategies

Although esophageal carcinoma is a relatively uncommon cancer in Western countries, there has been a rising incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and increasing mortality due to that disease in

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Life after Esophageal Cancer Surgery aka Esophagectomy

Background: Esophagectomy represents an exemplar of controlled major trauma, with marked metabolic, immunologic, and physiologic changes as well as an associated high incidence of complications. Eicosapentaenoic

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Minimally-Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE) for Esophageal Cancer

Researchers have found that early stage cancers of the esophagus can be treated as effectively by less-invasive, organ-sparing endoscopic therapy as compared to more complex surgical removal of the esophagus,

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Reflux Surgery no Guard Against Esophageal Cancer

Patients who have surgery to treat severe heartburn — also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD — continue to have a very high risk of developing cancer of the esophagus even after

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Esophageal Cancer- PET Scans are key to Accurate Staging

PET has been shown to be the most effective staging modality for the evaluation of distant metastatic disease for patients with esophageal cancer  A cancer diagnosis is nothing without proper staging.

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Esophageal Cancer and the ‘Asian Glow’

Upon consuming alcoholic beverages, hundreds of millions of people of East Asian ethnicity exhibit a facial flushing reaction that is more commonly referred to as the “Asian glow.” The majority

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Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Esophageal Cancer- Is it worth it?

Esophageal cancer is complicated. Get help understanding both conventional and non-conventional therapies to increase both your quality and quantity of life Neoadjuvant chemoradiation (undergoing chemo

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Long-term Esophageal Cancer Survivors QoL?

Esophageal cancer patients who survive 1 year or more after potentially curative treatment for esophageal cancer can lead satisfactory lives. Conventional esophageal cancer therapies cause short, long-term

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