Esophageal Cancer—Patient Version

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Overview

The most common types of esophageal cancer are adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. These two forms of esophageal cancer tend to develop in different parts of the esophagus and are driven by different genetic changes. Explore the links on this page to learn more about esophageal cancer prevention, screening, treatment, statistics, research, and clinical trials.

Causes & Prevention

PDQ Prevention Information for Patients

Screening

PDQ Screening Information for Patients

Coping with Cancer

The information in this section is meant to help you cope with the many issues and concerns that occur when you have cancer.

Feelings and Cancer Adjusting to Cancer Support for Caregivers Survivorship Advanced Cancer Managing Cancer Care