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Advanced cancer

Advanced oesophageal cancer means that a cancer that began in the food pipe (gullet) has spread to another part of the body.

About advanced cancer

Find out about advanced oesophageal cancer.

Tests for advanced oesophageal cancer

Find out about the tests you might have to check whether oesophageal cancer has spread.

Treatment for advanced cancer

Find out how treatments aim to control symptoms when oesophageal cancer is advanced.


Find out about survival for oesophageal cancer.

Coping with advanced cancer

Get support to cope with emotional, practical and physical issues when you have advanced oesophageal cancer.

Last reviewed: 
17 May 2016

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