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Esophageal Cancer is cancer that forms in tissues lining the esophagus (the muscular tube through which food passes from the throat to the stomach). Two types of esophageal cancer are squamous cell carcinoma (cancer that begins in flat cells lining the esophagus) and adenocarcinoma (cancer that begins in cells that make and release mucus and other fluids).
Researchers examine potential for microRNAs to detect gastrointestinal cancer in blood, bodily fluids

Researchers examine potential for microRNAs to detect gastrointestinal cancer in blood, bodily fluids

Researchers develop novel endoscopic device for early diagnosis, staging of esophageal cancer

Researchers develop novel endoscopic device for early diagnosis, staging of esophageal cancer

AGA creates Obesity Practice Guide for effective weight management in obese patients

AGA creates Obesity Practice Guide for effective weight management in obese patients

Radiotherapy for breast cancer linked to greater risk of second primary lung cancer

Radiotherapy for breast cancer linked to greater risk of second primary lung cancer

Sanford clinical study exploring immunotherapy drug to treat patients with advanced esophageal cancer

Sanford clinical study exploring immunotherapy drug to treat patients with advanced esophageal cancer

Study provides new insights into molecular subtypes of esophageal cancer

Study provides new insights into molecular subtypes of esophageal cancer

Oral cavity bacterium linked to development and progression of esophageal cancer

Oral cavity bacterium linked to development and progression of esophageal cancer

Sanford opens new immunotherapy study on colorectal cancer

Sanford opens new immunotherapy study on colorectal cancer

How could emerging technologies impact cancer care?

How could emerging technologies impact cancer care?

Gene fusions in esophageal adenocarcinomas offer new molecular insights into lethal cancer

Gene fusions in esophageal adenocarcinomas offer new molecular insights into lethal cancer

New study uses evolutionary theory to predict cancer risk in patients with Barrett's esophagus

New study uses evolutionary theory to predict cancer risk in patients with Barrett's esophagus

Study discovers mechanism by which bioscaffolds influence cellular behavior

Study discovers mechanism by which bioscaffolds influence cellular behavior

New method uses computer to scan esophagus images for signs of esophageal cancer

New method uses computer to scan esophagus images for signs of esophageal cancer

Very hot drinks probably cause cancer, warns WHO

Very hot drinks probably cause cancer, warns WHO

Inflammatory response prompted by secretion of cytokines causes acid reflux damage in GERD patients

Inflammatory response prompted by secretion of cytokines causes acid reflux damage in GERD patients

P. gingivalis could be a novel risk factor for esophageal cancer

P. gingivalis could be a novel risk factor for esophageal cancer

Poor black patients at higher risk of death following esophageal cancer surgery

Poor black patients at higher risk of death following esophageal cancer surgery

Genetic modification in esophagus can lead to esophageal cancer

Genetic modification in esophagus can lead to esophageal cancer

People who experience persistent heartburn despite over-the-counter treatments need to check with their doctors

People who experience persistent heartburn despite over-the-counter treatments need to check with their doctors

PET imaging technique does not improve outcomes in esophageal cancer patients

PET imaging technique does not improve outcomes in esophageal cancer patients