What are the symptoms of esophogeal cancer?

Swallowing. Trouble swallowing is the main one. Others may include unexplained weight loss, microscopic blood in the stool, anemia, chest pain. Sometimes heartburn can be a symptom of early esophageal cancer or a premalignant esophageal lesion (barrett's).
Pain, loose weight. Anything that has to do with the esophagus..Pain, food not going down or feeling uncomfortable, loosing weight for no reason, indigestion that is really bad.

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What are the most common symptoms of esophageal cancer?

Maybe none. A bad disease in part because may be no symptoms early. Esophagus is a muscular tube that can stretch; symptoms happen if something narrows it so it can't stretch. Chronic heartburn/reflux symptoms can be seen and set the stage for cancer. Difficulty or painful swallowing of solids, progressing to chopped meats, to liquids is a classic; often with weight loss. Occ chest pain, hoarseness, cough. Read more...
Pain. The most common symptoms are pain, food getting caught and weight loss. If you have any of these symptoms, you should see a doctor. Read more...
A few. Often esophageal cancer is asymptomatic. But some common symptoms include, pain with swallowing, feeling of things getting stuck with swallowing, bad breath, blood in stool, black stool, weight loss, etc... Read more...

I've been on omeprazole twice a day for a month now still experiencing symptoms. I will say they have decreased in severity but they are still present. I'm scheduled for endoscopy I am just very concerned about esophageal cancer.

Evaluation. Continue follow up with gastroenterology doctor for stomach and bowl endoscopy, to find the cause so be treated. Read more...
Less likely. More likely will be esophageal ulcers. Esophageal cancer arising from GERD associated ulcers are a slow process and usually require 3 to 5 years for transformation even with presence of Barrett's Esophagitis. Have been evaluated or treated for H pylori and your fallowing GERD precautions. Read more...