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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).
Proton therapy center for treating cancer patients coming to Utah

Proton therapy center for treating cancer patients coming to Utah

Researchers identify oral bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

Researchers identify oral bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

Oral bacteria that lead to periodontal disease linked to higher risk of esophageal cancer

Oral bacteria that lead to periodontal disease linked to higher risk of esophageal cancer

Genetic diversity of tumor tissues can be barrier to precision medicine in gastric and esophageal cancers

Genetic diversity of tumor tissues can be barrier to precision medicine in gastric and esophageal cancers

Proton beam therapy can help improve outcomes in elderly patients with esophageal cancer

Proton beam therapy can help improve outcomes in elderly patients with esophageal cancer

CUMC researchers discover ‘cell of origin’ for esophageal cancer

CUMC researchers discover ‘cell of origin’ for esophageal cancer

New studies provide insight into treatments for Barrett's esophagus

New studies provide insight into treatments for Barrett's esophagus

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

Flat-fee primary care helps fill niche for Texas’ uninsured

Zinc may help stop growth of esophageal cancer

Zinc may help stop growth of esophageal cancer

Study finds new treatment technique for displaced gastric mucosa in the esophagus

Study finds new treatment technique for displaced gastric mucosa in the esophagus

Esophageal cancer patients fare better after undergoing laparoscopic surgery, MIRO trial shows

Esophageal cancer patients fare better after undergoing laparoscopic surgery, MIRO trial shows

Study tests therapeutic effect of conventional and new cancer drug combinations

Study tests therapeutic effect of conventional and new cancer drug combinations

New clinical trial to test cancer drug in patients with advanced solid tumors

New clinical trial to test cancer drug in patients with advanced solid tumors

Female patients with esophageal cancer have superior response to treatment, study reveals

Female patients with esophageal cancer have superior response to treatment, study reveals

Study shows link between history of gum disease and increased cancer risk in older women

Study shows link between history of gum disease and increased cancer risk in older women

History of periodontal disease linked to greater risk of developing any cancer, study shows

History of periodontal disease linked to greater risk of developing any cancer, study shows

Alcohol consumption in Europe puts population at increased risk of digestive cancers, report reveals

Alcohol consumption in Europe puts population at increased risk of digestive cancers, report reveals

Longtime use of heartburn drugs linked to increased risk of death

Longtime use of heartburn drugs linked to increased risk of death

UTA awards new grants for research projects that focus on cancer, drug testing, and health of youth

UTA awards new grants for research projects that focus on cancer, drug testing, and health of youth

Case Western Reserve University awarded $6 million grant to continue research on Barrett's Esophagus

Case Western Reserve University awarded $6 million grant to continue research on Barrett's Esophagus