Esophgeal Cancer: Symptoms and Early Signs

Following are the symptoms that may suggest the diagnosis of esophageal cancer.

Esophageal Cancer - Symptoms - Infographic
Esophageal Cancer - Symptoms

  • Dysphagia: painful or difficult swallowing which worsens with time
  • Weight loss
  • Pain in the chest (behind the breastbone)
  • Hoarseness
  • Chronic cough
  • Indigestion and heartburn
  • Hiccups
  • Vomiting

Any one or more of the above symptoms if present may require further investigations.

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To further understand the disease in a better way, have a look at the video below where CancerBro meets Mr. Ellis who has recently being diagnosed with SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA of esophagus. CancerBro asks Mr. Ellis several important questions related to his disease from SYMPTOMS which lead him to contact an oncologist, to various risk factors related to squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus.

Watch the video below to understand the SYMPTOMS OF ESOPHAGEAL CANCER in a better way.

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