Esophageal Cancer FAQs
If you have been recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer and are feeling anxious or scared, you should know that you are not alone. A cancer diagnosis and all of the uncertainty that comes with it is likely to cause a number of complex emotions that you might not fully understand. Perhaps one of the most important things you can do during this difficult time is surround yourself with loved ones to provide you with support as you begin this journey.
Another way to help combat some of the initial anxiety you are likely feeling is to learn as much as possible about esophageal cancer and how it is treated so that you have a better idea of what to expect as you begin treatment. Here at Moffitt Cancer Center, we’ve compiled some information to help you navigate some of the emotions that accompany a cancer diagnosis. Check out the articles below to learn more:
- Questions to ask before esophageal cancer surgery
- What are the possible side effects of esophageal cancer surgery?
- What should I expect after esophageal cancer surgery?
- Questions to ask your esophageal cancer specialist
- Five things you should know about chemotherapy for esophageal cancer
- When should I see an esophageal cancer specialist?
- What are the risks of esophageal cancer surgery?
- How to find the best esophageal cancer treatment center for you
- Five ways to prepare for esophageal cancer surgery
- Three activities to avoid after esophageal cancer surgery
- What environmental factors contribute to your risk of esophageal cancer?
- Six ways to prepare for esophageal cancer treatment
- How do you know if you have esophageal cancer?
- Can GERD lead to esophageal cancer?
If you have been diagnosed with esophageal cancer and would like to get more information about the treatments that can give you the best chance at achieving a favorable outcome and an improved quality of life, schedule a consultation at Moffitt by calling 1-888-663-3488 or fill out a new patient registration form online. We see patients with and without referrals.