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How is the radiation oncology prognosis for cancer of the esophagus?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Urbanic
Radiation Oncology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Stage is important

Prognosis is going to depend on the stage of the cancer and the health of the patient.

In brief: Stage is important

Prognosis is going to depend on the stage of the cancer and the health of the patient.
Dr. James Urbanic
Dr. James Urbanic
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Dr. Matthew Solhjem
Cancer of the esophagus, if localized, can be cured with a combination of radiation, chemo, and surgery.
Dr. Brian Lawenda
Radiation Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

This depends on the stage in which the cancer was diagnosed.
The earlier the presentation and diagnosis the better the outcomes.

In brief: Depends

This depends on the stage in which the cancer was diagnosed.
The earlier the presentation and diagnosis the better the outcomes.
Dr. Brian Lawenda
Dr. Brian Lawenda
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unclear question

But if radiation is required to treat an esophageal cancer it suggests spread outside he esophagus which corresponds to a lower 5-year survival.

In brief: Unclear question

But if radiation is required to treat an esophageal cancer it suggests spread outside he esophagus which corresponds to a lower 5-year survival.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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