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Dr. Christopher Morse

Thoracic Surgery
Boston, MA
22 years experience

Locations

Thoracic Surgery

Boston, MA

Address

Blake 1570, 55 Fruit St, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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Thoracic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

4 Answers
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A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Morse
Thoracic Surgery 22 years experience
Unfortunately yes: Supraclavicular lymph node spread is possible with out symptoms from the primary tumor. Supraclavicular lymph node metastasis does not preclude treatment, but likely rules out surgery.
A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Morse
Thoracic Surgery 22 years experience
Regional and distant: Esophageal cancer can go to any number of lymph node basins. Important is whether they lymph node are adjacent to the tumor, or distant. Regional lymph node spread may be treatable with a combination of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.
A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Morse
Thoracic Surgery 22 years experience
Variable: Cancer of the esophagus is more common in men than women. Mean age of presentation is 60 years of age although anyone with symptoms (significant gerd, difficulty swallowing) should seek evaluation.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Morse is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Morse is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Residency

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
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