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What is Esophageal carcinoma?

What is Esophageal carcinoma?

  • Esophageal carcinoma: A cancer of the esophagus.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Esophageal carcinoma as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Esophageal carcinoma: Introduction

Types of Esophageal carcinoma:

Broader types of Esophageal carcinoma:

How serious is Esophageal carcinoma?

Prognosis of Esophageal carcinoma: The prognosis can vary considerable depending on the stage at which the cancer is diagnosed.
Complications of Esophageal carcinoma: see complications of Esophageal carcinoma

What causes Esophageal carcinoma?

Causes of Esophageal carcinoma: see causes of Esophageal carcinoma

What are the symptoms of Esophageal carcinoma?

Symptoms of Esophageal carcinoma: see symptoms of Esophageal carcinoma

Complications of Esophageal carcinoma: see complications of Esophageal carcinoma

Esophageal carcinoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Esophageal carcinoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Esophageal carcinoma.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Esophageal carcinoma: see treatments for Esophageal carcinoma

Name of Esophageal carcinoma

Main name of condition: Esophageal carcinoma


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