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would an mri scan show cancer of the esophagous?

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Dr. Harry Zegel
49 years experience Radiology
See answer: Endoscopy is the best exam for identifying an esophageal cancer! a barium esophogram may also help in detection. Chest ct or MRI may have benefit in staging a known esophageal cancer - discuss with you dr.
Answered on Mar 17, 2020
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