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Articles related to Esophageal Cancer


Fiducial Markers Support Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

Fiducial markers can help improve radiation treatment for some gastrointestinal patients. Gastroenterologists in Moffitt's Gastrointestinal Oncology Program are utilizing endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), to insert and place fiducial markers in tumors to support in image-guided radiation therapy. Read More


Fanny's Story: I Have a Strong Spirit

"My friend pushed me really hard to come here, and even recommended a specific doctor for me. We are really grateful to her for recommending Moffitt," says Fanny. Read More


Scott's Story: 'I Still Get Emotional When I Come Here'

Scott was first diagnosed with esophageal cancer in October 2015. We had a chance to sit down him and ask about his experiences at Moffitt. Read More


Barrett’s Esophagus and the Risk of Esophageal Cancer

We spoke with Dr. Jose Pimiento, a surgical oncologist in the Gastrointestinal Oncology Program, to discuss risk factors, symptoms and treatment for esophageal cancer and Barrett’s Esophagus. Read More


April Is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month – Learn to Protect Yourself

As with most types of cancer, esophageal cancer that is detected early usually has more treatment options than when it is detected later. Read More


92-Year-Old Celebrates Last Round of Radiation with Sweet Sound of Success

The musical melodies of sleigh bells, church bells and school bells don’t resonate like the sweet symphony of a bell ringing in Moffitt’s radiation department. Read More


Infographic: What Happens to Your Body When You Quit Smoking

Thinking about kicking the habit but think it’s too late? Quitting at any age can give back years to your life. Read More