Esophageal Cancer Quiz

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Aiko Yoshioka

Aiko Yoshioka, MD

Gastroenterology

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Learn more about Esophageal cancer

Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is esophageal cancer?

Cancer of the esophagus (food pipe). Known risk factors include alcohol, smoking and gastric acid reflux.

Symptoms of esophageal cancer

  • Chest pain

  • Difficulty swallowing food or water

  • Black, shiny stool

  • Chest tightness

  • Heartburn; painful burning feeling in the chest or throat

  • Recent weight loss

Questions your doctor may ask to check for esophageal cancer

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose esophageal cancer

  • Do you have any chest pain?

  • Do you have difficulty swallowing (e.g food or water)?

  • Do you have stools that are black (like hair) and shiny?

  • Do you have chest tightness?

  • Do you have heartburn?

Treatment for esophageal cancer

A specialist will confirm the diagnosis and recommend a treatment plan. The main types of treatment include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or a combination of the above.

View the symptoms of Esophageal cancer

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Gastroenterology

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