5 doctors weighed in:
Is it possible to get rid of esophageal cancer forever?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree
In brief: If localized
If it is detected early enough, then it is possibly curable with endoscopic resection or surgical removal.

In brief: If localized
If it is detected early enough, then it is possibly curable with endoscopic resection or surgical removal.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends on stage
There are 4 stages of esophageal cancer (with a and b subtypes for some).
For stage i and iia, the upfront therapy is surgery or esophagectomy. For stage iib or iii, treatment is chemoradiation followed by surgery, or definitive chemoradiation. For stage iv, the treatment is chemotherapy, + /- radiation. The goal for stage i-iii is cure.

In brief: Depends on stage
There are 4 stages of esophageal cancer (with a and b subtypes for some).
For stage i and iia, the upfront therapy is surgery or esophagectomy. For stage iib or iii, treatment is chemoradiation followed by surgery, or definitive chemoradiation. For stage iv, the treatment is chemotherapy, + /- radiation. The goal for stage i-iii is cure.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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