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Tag Archives for " Esophageal Cancer "

Barrett’s Esophagus Therapies

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a drug and device therapy using photosensitizer drugs activated by laser light for mucosal ablation. Porfimer sodium PDT has been used extensively with proven long-term efficacy

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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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Black Raspberries Slow Esophageal Cancer

  New research strongly suggests that a mix of preventative agents, such as those found in concentrated black raspberries, may more effectively inhibit cancer development than single agents aimed

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Pre-Op Chemo- Esophageal Cancer

In patients who have esophageal cancer that is potentially removable by surgery, does the use of chemotherapy before surgery result in improved survival? Debulking cancer or shrinking a tumor with chemo

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Preoperative Esophageal Cancer Staging-

  Background Accurate detection of metastasis to lymph nodes is an essential component of the approach to treatment. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of magnetic resonance imaging

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Minimally Invasive Surgery- Esophageal Cancer

There was no significant difference in 30-day mortality among esophageal cancer patients; however, MIE had lower blood loss, shorter hospital stay, and reduced total morbidity and respiratory complications. Esophageal

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Stage 4 Esophageal cancer- W/ 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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Neoadjuvant Chemo 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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Looking for The Best Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Care in Massachusetts?

Dear Cancer Coach-Esophageal Adenocarcinoma, Colitis, Sepsis, Lymph node Involvement- What do We do? From: Melanie Subject: Esophageal Adenocarcinoma   My brother was recently diagnosed with Esophageal

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Esophageal Cancer? Pre-habilitate

Pre-habilitation or to To Pre-habilitate is “getting in shape” for your surgery is once such low-tech but beneficial therapy. Where newly diagnosed cancer is concerned, surgery is often the

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Esophageal Cancer Stage 4

In conclusion, curcumin may act synergistically with the chemotherapeutic regimen FOLFOX in gastric cancer in vitro and in vivo by inducing apoptosis via Bcl/Bax-caspase 8,9-caspase 3 pathway.  Dear

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Metastatic Stage IV Esophageal Cancer

“Many studies have shown that natural dietary agents, in combination with chemical agents, can improve the therapeutic response of cancers to chemotherapy and reduce the associated side-effects.” From:

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