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Esophageal Cancer

Screening and Tests for Esophageal Cancer

Many esophageal cancer symptoms are the same as many other conditions. Screening and tests for esophageal cancer at Florida Hospital is the only way to determine what is causing the symptoms. 
 
The first step to diagnosis is to evaluate the symptoms, patient’s overall health and risk factors. Then, doctors recommend testing that detects cancerous cells and the severity of the condition. Florida Hospital is dedicated to minimally invasive techniques for diagnosis. Our technology enables us to screen for esophageal cancer without causing unnecessary pain or discomfort.
 
These are some of the screening and testing procedure that may be used:
  • Chest X-ray
  • Upper GI series (barium swallow)
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) or upper endoscopy
  • CT or CAT Scan
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Thoracoscopy and laparoscopy
If you experience symptoms of esophageal cancer, don’t wait to schedule a screening at Florida Hospital today. Early detection is the key to successfully treating esophageal cancer.
 

Locations for Esophageal Cancer