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  1. A barium swallow is an investigation for cancer of the food pipe (oesophagus) or stomach. Barium is a dense chalky material that shows up on x-rays. It can cause constipation.…

  2. There is an absolutely undeniable link between smoking and many different types of cancer.…

  3. I have been searching for information on throat cancer and have not been able to find any.…

  4. Being overweight is a risk factor for a number of different diseases, including some cancers.…

  5. Indigestion is a common problem. It can cause heartburn, bloating and sickness. For most people indigestion isn’t a sign of cancer. But it may need treating by a doctor. If you have indigestion for more than a couple of weeks or if it is severe it is important to get it checked out by your doctor.…

  6. This page has information about treatment for cancers that grow where the food pipe (oesophagus) meets the stomach.…

  7. Barrett's oesophagus means there are changes to the cells of the lower part of your food pipe that could lead to cancer. There are several different treatments available.…

  8. This page is about treatment for oesophageal cancer.…

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