Esophageal cancer and related conditions to esophagus cancer surgery can be treated using state-of-the-art procedures at Florida Hospital. We specialize in minimally invasive surgeries that reduce the risk of complications, pain and the time needed to recover from surgery.
When esophageal cancer is diagnosed before it spreads outside the esophagus, it is often treated with surgery.
The two major types of esophageal cancer, adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, are treated in similar ways.
Other related conditions that may be treated with esophagus cancer surgery to remove the lower esophagus include the following:
- Achalasia – condition where esophagus does not function correctly
- Barrett’s esophagus – a condition where pre-cancerous changes are found in the tissue of the esophagus
- Trauma that is severe and damaging to the esophagus
- Lye injury