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A 38-year-old member asked:

Cancer of the esophagus is it a slow or fast grower?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Kornguth
21 years experience
It depends: Many esophageal tumors grow quickly. It depends on how early it was caught and the biology of the cancer.
Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Depends: The exact type of malignancy in your esophagus helps to project the rate of growth.

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