Mayo Clinic's extensive research related to esophageal cancer includes:

  • Understanding the genetic and environmental causes of esophageal cancer and of Barrett's esophagus, and addressing quality-of-life issues following esophagectomy through the Esophageal Adenocarcinoma and Barrett's Esophagus (EABE) Registry Consortium
  • Improving current diagnostic and treatment options
  • Testing new ways to use drugs known to be effective against esophageal cancer and investigating the best combinations of chemotherapy and radiation therapy
  • Improving surgical techniques in esophagectomy, including robotic and minimally invasive surgical techniques to remove the esophagus

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on esophageal cancer on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

May. 12, 2011