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My surgery got rescheduled as my doctor is on jury duty today, does anyone know how fast cancer of the esophagus will spread?
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Days to weeks ok
There is no evidence that postponing surgery a few days to weeks will decrease the cure rate from surgery.
Obviously, waiting several months is not recommended unless undergoing preoperative chemotherapy or radiation.

In brief: Days to weeks ok
There is no evidence that postponing surgery a few days to weeks will decrease the cure rate from surgery.
Obviously, waiting several months is not recommended unless undergoing preoperative chemotherapy or radiation.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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