Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer is the most common tumor affecting esophagus

Risk factors

  • More common in male
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Obesity


  • Dysphagia (higher risk for solid than liquids)
  • Weight loss


  • Diagnosis requires confirmation by endoscopy and biopsy.
  • Other essential tests include CECT, PET, EUS with or without FNA for determining the staging of esophageal cancer.


  • The best treatment approach for early esophageal cancer is surgery
  • Advanced cancers are treated by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgical intervention.
  • For metastatic disease, a stent can be placed in the esophagus for management of dysphagia
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