Esophageal Cancer

  • 1. What is Esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Esophageal cancer begins in the cell lines that line the Esophageal. The esophageal is a hollow, 10-inch long, muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach. It is part of a person’s gastrointestinal tract, also known as the digestive system. esophageal cancer begins ...
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  • 2. Statistics of Esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Esophageal cancer is the seventh most common cause of cancer death among men. It accounts for 1% of cancers diagnosed in the United States. It is very common in white people, who are more likely to diagnose with adenocarcinoma. Black people have more chances of being diagnosed ...
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  • 4. Risk Factors for Oesophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Risk factors influence the chance of developing cancer among individuals, but individuals with no risk factors also develop cancer. The risk factors associated with oesophageal cancer include age, race, gender, tobacco, obesity, Barrett’s oesophagus, alcohol consumption, swal...
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  • 5. Screening for Esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Screening is used to check for Esophageal cancer occurrence before having any signs or symptoms. Screening for cancer occurrence aims to lower the number of people who may develop the disease and those who die due to the condition or eliminate deaths from cancer. People with Ba...
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  • 6. Symptoms and Signs for Esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Esophageal cancer is diagnosed based on symptoms of esophageal cancer. The signs and symptoms of esophageal cancer experienced help in describing a medical problem. Some of the common symptoms of esophageal cancer include pain behind the breastbone or in the throat, difficulty ...
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  • 7. Diagnosis of Esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Different tests are available to esophageal cancer diagnosis development, depending on signs and symptoms, age and health status, types of tumor, and earlier medical tests. Physical examination, imaging tests, and biopsies are the common diagnostic approaches for esophageal can...
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  • 8. Stages and Grades of esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary The stages of esophageal cancer helps determine the tumor’s location and metastasis. The staging system of esophageal cancer uses diagnostic tests. A TNM staging system is used to identify the different stages of esophageal cancer. There are other staging systems for the two ...
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  • 9. Types of Treatment for Esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Treatment recommendations depend upon the size, grade and type of tumor, metastasis, possible side effects, and patient’s preferences and overall health. The tumor that does metastasize beyond the esophagus and lymph nodes involves treatment of chemotherapy, radiation therapy...
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  • 10. Esophageal Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Executive Summary Clinical trials are considered a better method for treating esophageal cancer. The evaluation of new drugs, different combinations of treatments, new approaches to radiation therapy or surgery, and new therapies are integrated into clinical trials of esophageal cancer. New tre...
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  • 11. Latest Research on Esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Several research studies have been conducted to seek more information on esophageal cancer, related prevention methods, diagnostic process at the initial phase, and best treatments strategies. Research on esophageal cancer implicates the ongoing clinical trials and appropriate ...
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  • 12. Coping with Treatment of esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Esophageal cancer treatments result in causing various side effects and alterations to the patient’s body. The results of treatment show variations among the patients. Sometimes the same treatment strategy used for a particular disease condition evolves with different effects...
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  • 13. Follow-up Care for Esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Follow-up care for esophageal cancer refers to the after-treatment protocols conducted by the healthcare team to look after recurrence, manage the side effects, and monitor the patients’ overall health. Both medical and physical examinations are included in the follow-up care...
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  • 14. Survivorship for Esophageal Cancer
  • Executive Summary Survivorship begins immediately after the diagnosis of esophageal cancer. The patients under treatment and whose disease conditions are cured after the treatment are referred to as the cancer survivors. Survival is considered one of the most challenging aspects of esophageal ca...
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  • 15. Questions to ask your Healthcare Team about esophageal cancer
  • When making up your mind about esophageal cancer treatment, you must know every detail about the treatment you opt for. It would be best to ask esophageal cancer questions about anything about cancer that you don't understand. Don't forget to ask the healthcare team questions during and after th...
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  • 16. Additional Resources for Oesophageal Cancer
  • Here are a few links - https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/esophageal-cancerhttps://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/esophageal-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20356084https://www.webmd.com/cancer/esophageal-cancerhttps://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6137-esophageal-cancerhttps://www....