Our website will soon be relaunched with a fresh look and improved user experience. Take a look by visiting our test site.
Call us 24/7 at (888) 552-6760
Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Esophageal cancer information

What is esophageal cancer?

Esophageal cancer occurs when the tissue that lines the esophagus becomes malignant. The esophagus is the tube that connects the throat to the stomach, allowing food to pass.

How esophageal cancer develops

Learn more about esophageal cancer

Top questions about esophageal cancer

Learn the answers to patients' top questions about esophageal cancer.

Types of esophageal cancer

Learn about different types of esophageal cancer.

Esophageal cancer symptoms

Read about common esophageal cancer symptoms.

Esophageal cancer risk factors

Read about common risk factors for esophageal cancer.

Stages of esophageal cancer

Learn about the stages of esophageal cancer.

We're here to guide you through the cancer journey

We understand you may be feeling overwhelmed with questions and concerns about your type of cancer and what it all means. We're here to help guide you through the process.

Our hospital
Explore our cancer hospitals, which house the latest treatments, technologies and supportive care services under one roof.
Patient centered
Discover our patient-centered approach, and how you get all your questions answered in a single visit by a dedicated team of cancer experts.
Contact us
Discuss treatment options with an Oncology Information Specialist, who is available 24/7 at (888) 552-6760, or chat with us.