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WELCOME TO THE ESOPHAGEAL CANCER COMMUNITY: This Patient-To-Patient Community is for discussions relating to Causes, Clinical Trials, Complications, Diagnosis, Living With Cancer of the Esophagus, Prognosis and Treatment Options.

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My mum has being diagnosed with this cancer aged 76 She has been told surgery a no go because of her age and health starts chemo next week we have been told its localised I don't know what to expect,will she live for 6 months ,6 years...
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A relative of mine passed on due to esophagus cancer.Something he found out about and then it was too late.What can I do to prevent from getting this ? Occasionally I get those "swirly" noises or "rumblings" from my chest area, is this ...
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Just had an upper endoscopy done, and the prelim report from the GI doctor said: found 2 mm nodule in mid-esophagus. Is this a prelude to esophageal cancer? I've had hoarseness and throat raspyness for 4 weeks now. Please advise.
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Hi Folks, For the last couple of years I have been on 40mg Omeprazole due to GERD. My GERD now seems to be getting worse—(mainly the burning feeling in the back of the throat) and I have added an H2 to the mix and occasionally pop a ...
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my mom died of throat cancer two years ago,I am having problems with my throat swelling on inside and out,my dr has order lab work,and in the morning I am to be at the hospital at 7;30 for ultrasound on my throat,and another test,coul...
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Hi, I am a 29-year-old male, borderline-obese as per my BMI. From the past 6 months I have been suffering from frequent heartburns, but through simple OTC medicines I have managed to control it. Just 1 month ago, due to food poisoning I ...
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We realize that pathology reports can be difficult to understand. This forum will give you a place to ask your personal questions and receive answers from a board-certified expert. The goal of this forum is helping patients understand wh...
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My husband is a very healthy 55 yr old never smoked (although some secondary smoking at work 20 yrs ago in small office with smoker) nor drank v much. He's had an irritating cough for few months on & off& coughed up traces of blood on oc...
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For a couple days now I have been feeling like something is stuck in my throat. I have a light cough here and there. I had a temporary sore throat weeks ago. What can this be. I have been swallowing alot. At times I feel like I could cho...
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My Dear Husband Of 28 Yrs, Died In Jan. 2010 from Gastroesophegeal Cancer------He didn't even know he had it until he had to go to the hospital Jan. 18, 2010------------He DIED Jan. 22, 2010----He only knew for 4 days that he even had th...
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This week I was given the bad news that I had Esophageal Cancer, squamous cell carcinoma. I am 54 year old male that was a pack a day smoker for almost 40 years. It started a couple of months ago. I couldn't swallow anything, I would try...
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Hi Community family, I wen to the radiologist stst per my heart specialist. In radiology I saw a big white spot on the xray and asked the radiologist what it was and he said nothing. I have been taking allergy shots for almost two yea...
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hi , i have sever pain chest and back pain with difficulty in morning time to swallow , my pain starts midnight and the cramps in the upper area from stomach to chest and back i become stiff it takes time to get from bed and start moving...
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I'm a 59-year-old male and I live in the UK. I'm slightly overweight (180 pounds/6 ft tall), but was about 165 pounds until about 8 years ago. I've never smoked, and my alcohol intake is usually one can of beer each day. I should poi...
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A week ago I had a endoscope done and several biospies were taken, how long show the results take.
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Hi all. I am have been very worried over the past month. The reason being is that it all started with chest pains randomly, my heart started to beat fast and felt like I was missing heartbeats. This pain stayed in my chest for 2 weeks ac...
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Eosinophilic Esophagitis Resource is a free online community where you can learn about eosinophilic disorders, ask questions, and share your experiences.
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One of my relatives who lives in Australia has been diagnosed with oesophageal cancer. She is ~64. I wonder if any Medhelp patients can share their experiences of diagnosis, treatment and (hopefully) recovery. Many thanks in antic...
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