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Oesophageal cancer reading list

Men and women discussing non oesophageal cancer

This page gives details of a selection of booklets and leaflets about oesophageal cancer. There is information about


Books about oesophageal cancer

You can find a list of books about cancer, treatments, and living with cancer on our general reading list.

100 Questions and Answers about Esophageal Cancer 2nd edition
Ginex P, Jingeleski M, Frazzitta B and Bains M. (2009)
Jones and Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 978 0763760526

This book gives answers to the most common questions about oesophageal cancer. It is by American authors, and so not all the information will be relevant to UK readers.


Booklets and factsheets from other organisations

From Macmillan Cancer Support

Diet and cancer 
Lost for words - how to talk to someone with cancer
Sexuality and cancer 
Talking about your cancer 
Talking to children about cancer 
Understanding cancer of the gullet (oesophagus) 
Understanding cancer research trials (clinical trials) 
Understanding chemotherapy 
Understanding radiotherapy

Some of the above booklets are available on audio CD.

From the Oesophageal Patient’s Association

A guide to life after oesophageal/gastric surgery
Swallowing - nutrition when it’s difficult

From CORE - fighting gut and liver disease

Barrett's oesophagus
Cancer of the oesophagus
Dumping syndrome

From the Barrett's Oesophagus Campaign

What is Barrett's oesophagus?
Treatments for Barrett's oesophagus


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Updated: 29 April 2014