• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: Diagnosing and treating esophageal cancer

January 26, 2018

a medical illustration of esophageal cancerEsophageal cancer
Esophageal cancer can occur anywhere along the esophagus. It is the sixth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide and is more common among men than women. Learn how esophageal cancer is diagnosed, and how surgery, chemotherapy and radiation are used to treat it.

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow — the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells are made. It most commonly affects older adults, and many people have no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. Learn about treatment options and when they might be needed as the disease progresses.

Palliative care 
Palliative care is specialized medical care that focuses on providing patients relief from pain and other symptoms of a serious illness — no matter the diagnosis or stage of disease. The aim of palliative care is to improve the quality of life for patients and their families. Find out more about palliative care and whether it might be right for you.

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