Oesophageal cancer starts in the food pipe, also known as your oesophagus or gullet. The oesophagus is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.
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Find out about tests to diagnose Oesophageal cancer, screening and seeing a specialist.
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Doctors can use these tests to diagnose oesophageal cancer.
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You may have these tests after you've been diagnosed with oesophageal cancer.
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Treatment options for Oesophageal cancer, how your doctors decide and what to expect.
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Find out where oesophageal cancer can spread and about how treatment can control your symptoms.
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Find out how, where and when you have chemotherapy for oesophageal cancer and get drug information.
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This is the most common treatment for early cancer of the oesophagus. Doctors remove all or part of your oesophagus.
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Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill oesophageal cancer cells.
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Find out how treatments aim to control symptoms when oesophageal cancer is advanced.
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Your doctor may recommend treatment with laser, radio waves or light sensitising drugs for very early cancer.
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Get support to cope during and after cancer treatment, including diet tips to help you eat well.
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Find out about possible symptoms of Oesophageal cancer and when to see your doctor.
Find out about number and TNM staging and the grades and types of Oesophageal cancer.
Find out what causes Oesophageal cancer, including lifestyle factors and other medical conditions, and see what you can do to reduce your risk.
Find out about survival for Oesophageal cancer.
Find out about tests to diagnose oesophageal cancer, screening and seeing a specialist.
Treatments for oesophageal cancer, what to expect and how to cope with side effects.
Get support to cope during and after oesophageal cancer treatment, including diet tips to help you eat well.
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