Esophageal Cancer : Treatments

The treatments prescribed for esophageal cancer are based on a number of factors including location and size of the tumor, invasiveness of the cancer and the general health of the patient. In most cases, more than one treatment option is pursued, based on certain factors. Those treatments could include:
  • Surgical removal of all or part of the esophagus
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Laser ablation
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Insertion of a feeding tube