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Mayo Clinic: Less-Invasive Option as Effective as Esophagus Removal in Early Esophageal Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Nov. 7, 2013 — Use of a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure to remove superficial, early stage esophageal cancer is as effective as surgery that takes out and rebuilds the esophagus, according to a study by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. The research, published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, examined national outcomes [...]

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New Esophageal Cancer Treatment

Cancer of the esophagus is like many other types of cancer. It's often curable if caught early. Treatment for esophagus cancer, even in the early stage, has traditionally been surgery — removal of the entire esophagus. But now, doctors at Mayo Clinic are using minimally invasive endoscopies to treat early [...]

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Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Dawn Jaroszewski discusses minimally invasive esophagectomy. To listen, click the link below. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

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