Esophageal malignant neoplasm

  • Cancer of the esophagus which connects the throat and stomach
  • Symptoms may include painful or difficult swallowing, cough, heartburn and weight loss
  • Cause may be related to a many factors, like nutritional or vitamin deficiencies, alcohol intake, smoking tobacco or opiates or long-term gastric reflux
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females
  • Can occur at any age but more common in the elderly
  • Life threatening if left untreated

  • Eat several small meals throughout the day
  • Eat foods that are easy to swallow

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