esophagus cancer

Intramucosal adenocarcinoma of the esophagus

What is intramucosal adenocarcinoma of the esophagus? Intramucosal adenocarcinoma is a type of esophageal cancer. It is considered an early-stage cancer because the tumour cells have not spread any further than the mucosa on the inside of the esophagus. What causes intramucosal adenocarcinoma of the esophagus? Intramucosal adenocarcinoma arises from a condition called Barrett’s esophagus …
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Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus

What is adenocarcinoma of the esophagus? Adenocarcinoma is a type of esophageal cancer. It is the most common type of esophageal cancer in developed countries and it is more common in men than women. What causes adenocarcinoma of the esophagus? The most common cause of adenocarcinoma in the esophagus is long-standing acid reflux from the …
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Squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus

What is squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus? Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of esophageal cancer. Squamous cell carcinoma starts on the inside of the esophagus from the squamous cells in the epithelium. What causes squamous cell carcinoma in the esophagus? Squamous cell carcinoma in the esophagus is associated with both long-term alcohol use and …
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