Latest Advancements in Esophageal Cancer Treatment

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Risk Factors While esophageal cancer can occur for a number of reasons, research continues to advance in determining genetic drivers of the cancer. Researchers have found that certain genetic mutations are more commonly connected to people who have been diagnosed with Barrett’s esophagus, which is a disorder in which the lining of the esophagus is … Continued

Esophageal Cancer 101

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Cancer of the esophagus occurs when cancer cells develop in the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. During Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month this April, take a moment to learn about this type of cancer so you can feel confident knowing your treatment options if you or someone you care about is … Continued

Signs and Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer

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Esophageal cancer occurs when cancer cells develop in the esophagus — the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. There are two main types of esophageal cancer: Squamous cell cancer — from the cells that line the upper part of the esophagus Adenocarcinoma — from the cells in lower part of the … Continued