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Can I have another surgery if my esophageal cancer has come back and spread?
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Dr. Jon Wee
Surgery - Thoracic
5 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
It depends where it has recurred.
Re-operative surgery for esopahgeal cancer is very complex with a lot of risk. It is not common, so if it is to be considered, it should be at a quaternary center with experience.

In brief: It depends
It depends where it has recurred.
Re-operative surgery for esopahgeal cancer is very complex with a lot of risk. It is not common, so if it is to be considered, it should be at a quaternary center with experience.
Dr. Jon Wee
Dr. Jon Wee
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: NO
Surgery is used as primary treatment only.
Recurrent cancer is treated with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.

In brief: NO
Surgery is used as primary treatment only.
Recurrent cancer is treated with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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