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Tests to diagnose

Most people have an endoscopy to find out if they have oesophageal cancer but some have a barium swallow.


An endoscopy is a test to look inside your body. Your doctor might take samples of any abnormal areas (biopsies) during the biopsy. 

Barium Swallow

Find out what a barium swallow is, how you have it and what happens after it.

Last reviewed: 
17 May 2016

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