Esophageal carcinoma: Introduction
Esophageal carcinoma: A cancer of the esophagus.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Esophageal carcinoma is available below.
Symptoms of Esophageal carcinoma
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symptoms of Esophageal carcinoma
Treatments for Esophageal carcinoma
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Esophageal carcinoma:
- Colon & Rectal Cancer: Home Testing
- Food Allergies & Intolerances: Home Testing:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Esophageal carcinoma?
Esophageal carcinoma: Deaths
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Esophageal carcinoma: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Esophageal carcinoma:
Causes of Esophageal carcinoma
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causes of Esophageal carcinoma
More information about causes of Esophageal carcinoma:
Esophageal carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Esophageal carcinoma
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed,...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be an ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel...read more »
Read more about Misdiagnosis and Esophageal carcinoma
Esophageal carcinoma: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Cancer Specialists:
- Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists:
- Digestive Health Specialists (Gastroenterology):
- more specialists...»
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Hospitals & Clinics: Esophageal carcinoma
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
for medical facilities in specialties related to Esophageal carcinoma:
Hospital & Clinic quality ratings »
Choosing the Best Hospital:
More general information, not necessarily in relation to Esophageal carcinoma,
on hospital performance and surgical care quality:
Esophageal carcinoma: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Esophageal carcinoma: Animations
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Prognosis for Esophageal carcinoma
Prognosis for Esophageal carcinoma:
The prognosis can vary considerable depending on the stage at which the cancer is diagnosed.
More about prognosis of Esophageal carcinoma
Statistics for Esophageal carcinoma
Esophageal carcinoma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Esophageal carcinoma
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Definitions of Esophageal carcinoma:
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
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