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What are the symptoms of getting cancer of the esophagus?

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Dr. Daniel Wiener
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Depends

Unfortunately, patients with esophageal cancer are often asymptomatic until the disease is advanced.
The most common presenting symptom is dysphagia (difficulty swallowing). Patients often describe solid food getting "stuck" on the way down. This is often associated with weight loss.

In brief: Depends

Unfortunately, patients with esophageal cancer are often asymptomatic until the disease is advanced.
The most common presenting symptom is dysphagia (difficulty swallowing). Patients often describe solid food getting "stuck" on the way down. This is often associated with weight loss.
Dr. Daniel Wiener
Dr. Daniel Wiener
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Several

Difficulty swallowing with food and liquids getting stuck.
Unintentional weight loss. Anemia. Black stools. Unfortunately at times there are no symptoms. Stop smoking!

In brief: Several

Difficulty swallowing with food and liquids getting stuck.
Unintentional weight loss. Anemia. Black stools. Unfortunately at times there are no symptoms. Stop smoking!
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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