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Understanding Your Diagnosis

  1. Can I Survive Esophageal Cancer? What Is My Prognosis?
  2. Chest X-ray

    A chest X-ray is used to examine the chest and the lungs and other organs and structures located in the chest.

  3. Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Abdomen

    A CT/CAT scan shows detailed images of any part of the body, including the bones, muscles, fat, organs, and blood vessels. CT/CAT scans are more detailed than standard x-rays and are used to assess the organs and tissues for for injuries, abnormalities, or disease.

  4. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

    Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is a diagnostic procedure used to diagnose structural or functional abnormalities of the esophagus, stomach, and/or duodenum.

  5. How Does My Doctor Know I Have Esophageal Cancer?
  6. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Detailed information on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), including information on how the procedure is performed

  7. Tests That Help Evaluate Esophageal Cancer
  8. Understanding Your Stage of Esophageal Cancer
  9. Upper Gastrointestinal Series

    An upper gastrointestinal series (UGI) is an x-ray examination of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, including the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.