Cancers that start in the esophagus are much more common in men than in women. Many of these cancers are linked to tobacco or alcohol use, or to excess body weight.
If you have esophageal cancer, this short, simple guide can help you understand the different types, risk factors, how it is diagnosed, & treatment options.
After an esophagus biopsy, your doctor gets a report that gives a diagnosis for each sample taken. The information here is meant to help you understand medical language you might find in the pathology report from an esophagus biopsy.
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