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Esophageal Cancer: What You Need to Know Now

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Christopher Campbell

Biopsy. Intramucosal adenocarcinoma of the esophagus showing tubular glands infiltrating the lamina propria and the squamous epithelium
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How Does Esophageal Cancer Form?


Cigarette and alcohol
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What Causes Esophageal Cancer?


Woman experiencing acid reflux pain
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What Are the Risk Factors?


Woman having difficulties swallowing
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What Are the Symptoms?


Endoscopic exam
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How Do You Screen for It?


Senior undergoing MRI testing
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How Is Cancer of the Esophagus Diagnosed?


Surgeon using tools
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How Is It Treated?


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Scientists Don’t Agree on How to Classify GEJ Cancers


Doctor explaining prognosis to a patient
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What About Prognosis?


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

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Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from life-threatening diseases to elite athletes. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.