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Treatment of localised and locally advanced esophageal cancer

Treatment of localised and locally advanced esophageal cancer

[Music] First we will discuss the treatment for localized esophageal cancer. Earlier stages of esophageal cancer are carcinoma in situ (Tis) and T1a. Endoscopic mucosal resection is the technique which is used for treatment of Tis and T1a disease. This Read more…


Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE) – Mass General Hospital

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE) – Mass General Hospital

Minimally invasive esophagectomy is performed at Massachusetts General Hospital primarily for patients with esophageal cancer, but is occasionally used in treating benign esophageal conditions. During an esophagectomy, the diseased portion of the esophagus is removed, and the stomach is used Read more…


What happens if I have to have my esophagus removed?

What happens if I have to have my esophagus removed?

So if a patient needs their esophagus removed, generally, it’s for esophageal cancer. Keep in mind that most patients with esophageal cancer will not be surgical candidates for a variety of reasons, whether they’re cancer is caught too late, if Read more…