Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal is cancer of the esophagus, the tube joining the throat to the stomach, also known as the “gullet”. Risk factors for esophageal cancer include esophageal achalasia, reflux (GERD), and Barrett’s esophagus. Symptoms may include difficulty in swallowing, which ...

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