Latest treatments in oesophageal cancer

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Published: 5 Apr 2023
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Dr Costas Bizekis - NYU Langone Perlmutter Cancer Center, New York, USA

Dr Costas Bizekis speaks to ecancer about the latest treatment options in oesophageal cancer.

He outlines some of the symptoms of oesophageal cancer and recommends if patients are experiencing significant reflux that they should seek an endoscopy to investigate further.

Dr Bizekis also explains the epidemiology and risk factors of oesophageal cancer.

The majority of the time for treating oesophageal cancer a multidisciplinary approach which includes medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons is required.

Oesophageal cancer in its early stages is treated either endoscopically or surgically.

Dr Bizekis further discusses the best treatment options for the later-stage disease.