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New Esophageal Cancer Treatment-Mayo Clinic

Posted by @MakalaJohnson in Cancer, Jul 13, 2011

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 cancers. Patients have the procedure and go home the very same day.

Tags: tech, Cancer, Matthew Clark PhD, Medical Edge, Esophageal Cancer, surgery, endoscopy

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