Understanding Your Diagnosis

  1. Can I Survive Esophageal Cancer? What Is My Prognosis?
  2. Chest X-ray

    A chest X-ray is used to examine the chest and the lungs and other organs and structures located in the chest.

  3. Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Abdomen

    Detailed information on computed tomography (CT or CAT scan) of the abdomen, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care

  4. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

    Detailed information on esophagogastroduodenoscopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the digestive system

  5. How Does My Doctor Know I Have Esophageal Cancer?
  6. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Detailed information on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), including information on how the procedure is performed

  7. Tests That Help Evaluate Esophageal Cancer
  8. Understanding Your Stage of Esophageal Cancer
  9. Upper Gastrointestinal Series

    An upper gastrointestinal series (UGI) is an x-ray examination of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.

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