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How is esophageal cancer diagnosed?

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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
8 doctors agree

In brief: Endoscopy

Endoscopy is the gold standard for diagnosing esophageal cancer.
This is a fiberoptic camera placed through the mouth directly into the esophagus. Suspicious lesions can be biopsied directly.

In brief: Endoscopy

Endoscopy is the gold standard for diagnosing esophageal cancer.
This is a fiberoptic camera placed through the mouth directly into the esophagus. Suspicious lesions can be biopsied directly.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Endoscopy and biopsy

Currently, an endoscopy (looking down your esophagus with a scope) and then a biopsy are typically used to diagnose esophageal cacner.

In brief: Endoscopy and biopsy

Currently, an endoscopy (looking down your esophagus with a scope) and then a biopsy are typically used to diagnose esophageal cacner.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Multiple

There are multiple techniques used, some more invasive then others.
The allowed number of words limits my listing all. This link may be helpful. http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/esophageal-cancer/diagnosis.

In brief: Multiple

There are multiple techniques used, some more invasive then others.
The allowed number of words limits my listing all. This link may be helpful. http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/esophageal-cancer/diagnosis.
Dr. Loki Skylizard
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