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What is the treatment for esophogeal cancer?
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Multi-pronged
Treatments for localised esophageal cancer typically invovle surgery; often patients wil get chemotherapy and radiotherapy before surgery to shrink the cancers or after surgery to prevent the cancer from recurring.
For cancer that has spread, typically chemotherapy is the mainstay and radaition, surgery, and stenting are used in special situations.

In brief: Multi-pronged
Treatments for localised esophageal cancer typically invovle surgery; often patients wil get chemotherapy and radiotherapy before surgery to shrink the cancers or after surgery to prevent the cancer from recurring.
For cancer that has spread, typically chemotherapy is the mainstay and radaition, surgery, and stenting are used in special situations.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Uma Swamy
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Depends on stage, location and the condition of the patient to tolerate treatments - can be a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy (not necessarily in that order).

In brief: Depends
Depends on stage, location and the condition of the patient to tolerate treatments - can be a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy (not necessarily in that order).
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy
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