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Esophageal

Overview of Esophageal Cancer

Signs, Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer: Who's at risk? How is it diagnosed?

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Treatment & Management of Esophageal Cancer

Surgery and Systemic Immuotherapy-Chemotherapy are the Cornerstones of Esophageal Cancer Treatment

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Checkpoint Inhibitors Improve Treatment of Esophageal Cancer

Checkpoint Inhibitors Opdivo and Keytruda improve survival and delay esophageal cancer recurrence

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Esophageal Cancer News

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Checkpoint Inhibitors Improve Treatment of Esophageal Cancer

Checkpoint Inhibitors Opdivo and Keytruda improve survival and delay esophageal cancer recurrence

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Treatment of Stage II - III Esophageal Cancer

Surgery, radiation chemotherapy, and precision cancer medicines may be part of stage II - III esophageal cancer treament

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Surgical Treatment and Endoscopic Mucosal Resection for Esophageal Cancer

Surgeon experience, hospital volume and minimally invasive surgical techniques all contribute to improving outcomes.

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Esophageal Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

In addition to going to a high volume treatment center here are 10 tips for facing esophogeal cancer.

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An Aspirin A Day Lowers The Risk of Cancer

What is the evidence that daily aspirin use reduces the risk of developing cancer?

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Esophageal Cancer Survival Improved Using Precision Cancer Medicines

Genomic testing for EGFR HER2 and other cancer driving mutations and key biomarkers can help determine optimal treatment

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Treatment & Management of Esophageal Cancer

Surgery and Systemic Immuotherapy-Chemotherapy are the Cornerstones of Esophageal Cancer Treatment

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Esophageal Cancer Newsletter

Stay Current With Esophageal Cancer Treatment Advances & Connect with Others

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Treatment of Recurrent Esophageal Cancer

Understand treatment options for recurrent esophageal cancer and the role of clinical trials

Esophageal

Overview of Esophageal Cancer

Signs, Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer: Who's at risk? How is it diagnosed?

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FDA Approves Cyramza™ in Combination With Paclitaxel for Esophageal Cancer

Cyramza™ in Combination With Paclitaxel for Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma

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Diets Rich in Fruits & Vegetables Reduce the Risk of Esophageal Cancer

High intake of nutrients found in fruits and vegetables may lower the risk of the development of esophageal cancer.

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New Drug Combination Boosts Survival in Advanced Esophageal Cancers

Peter Enzinger, MD, director of the Center for Esophageal Cancer at Dana-Farber reports effectiveness of CAPOX+B+T.

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Selected Subsets of Patients with Esophageal Cancer Respond to Iressa®

Selected Subsets of Patients with Esophageal Cancer Respond to Iressa®

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Surgery Improves Survival in Stage III-IV Esophageal Cancer

Surgery + chemoradiation doubles survival compared to surgery alone for treatment of stage III-IV esophageal cancer

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Radiation Therapy & Chemotherapy Effective against Some Stage Esophageal Cancers

Combo of Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy, without Surgery, Effective against Some Stage I to IV Esophageal Cancers

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NSAIDS Reduce Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Regular use of NSAIDS can reduce the risk of esophageal and other cancers.

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Chemotherapy/Radiation Prior to Surgery Improves Survival over Surgery Alone

Chemotherapy/Radiation Prior to Surgery Improves Survival over Surgery Alone in Esophageal Cancer

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Pre-Operative Chemotherapy Appears to Improve Survival in Esophageal Cancer

Pre-Operative Chemotherapy Appears to Improve Survival in Esophageal Cancer

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Cancer of the Esophagus: Chemotherapy & Radiation Therapy May Improve Survival

Localized Cancer of the Esophagus: Adding Chemotherapy to Radiation Therapy May Improve Survival Rates.Treatment for can

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Surgery May Alleviate Symptoms & Improve Quality of Life

Surgery May Alleviate Symptoms and Improve Quality of Life in Persons with Advanced Cancer of the Esophagus

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Radiofrequency Ablation in Barrett’s Esophagus May Prevent Esophageal Cancer

Radiofrequency Ablation in Barrett’s Esophagus May Prevent Esophageal Cancer

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Survival Among Patients with Esophageal Cancer Is Improved with Combined Therapy

Survival Among Patients with Esophageal Cancer Is Improved with Combined Therapy Followed by Surgery

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Chemotherapy for Patients with Localized Cancer of the Esophagus

Neoadjuvant Treatment with Combination Radiation Chemotherapy for Patients with Localized Cancer of the Esophagus

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Epirubicin Plus Cisplatin Plus Prolonged Fluorouracil

Epirubicin Plus Cisplatin Plus Prolonged Fluorouracil Is Active against Advanced Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus

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PET Scanning Valuable for Staging of Esophageal Cancer

PET Scanning Valuable for Staging of Esophageal Cancer

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PET Scans Improve Staging Accuracy in Esophageal Cancer

PET Scans Improve Staging Accuracy in Esophageal Cancer

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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy plus Radiation Improves Survival in Esophageal Cancer

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy plus Radiation Improves Survival in Esophageal Cancer

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Treatment for Localized Esophageal Cancer

Treatment for Localized Esophageal Cancer: Surgery Alone Is as Effective as Surgery with Chemotherapy and Radiation

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Barrett’s Esophagus Increases Risk of Esophageal Cancer and Mortality

Barrett’s Esophagus Increases Risk of Esophageal Cancer and Mortality

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Xeloda® and Eloxatin® Evaluated in Esophageal and Gastric Cancers

Xeloda® and Eloxatin® Evaluated in Esophageal and Gastric Cancers

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New Study Confirms Increased Incidence of Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus

New Study Confirms Increased Incidence of Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus in White Americans

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Scalding Hot Tea May Increase the Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Scalding Hot Tea May Increase the Risk of Esophageal Cancer

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Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy Improves Survival in Esophageal Cancer

Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy Improves Survival in Esophageal Cancer

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National Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect

National Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect

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Treatment for Stage 0 - I Esophageal Cancer

Understand treatment of stage 0 - I esophageal cancer.

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Barrett's Esophagus

Information on the treatment and management of Barrett's Esophagus

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Regular Screening of Barrett’s Patients Improves Early Cancer Detection

Regular Screening of Barrett’s Patients Improves Early Cancer Detection

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AMG 337 MET Inhibitor Produces Impressive Responses in Esophageal Cancer

AMG 337 MET Inhibitor active in MET-amplified gastroesophageal junction, gastric, and esophageal cancers

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Gastroesophageal Relux - GERD Raising Awareness About an Unknown Killer

Mindy Mordecai & John Lipham, MD, University of Southern California discuss ECAN's role in raising GERD awareness

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Many Elderly Patients with Esophageal Cancer Can Tolerate Chemoradiotherapy

Esophageal cancer patients should not be denied treatment solely based on advanced age

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Brachytherapy Superior to Stents for Dysphagia in Esophageal Cancer

Lancet article suggest brachytherapy may be superior to stents for esophageal cancer dysphagia

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Antioxidants May Decrease Risk of Developing Cancer of the Esophagus

According to Swedish investigators high intake of anti-oxidants may reduce cancer risk

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Chemotherapy before Surgery May Not Improve Survival over Surgery Alone

Treatment of stage I-II esophageal cancer with chemo and surgery produces similar outcomes to surgery alone