In-depth

Symptoms

Fatigue

Nausea and vomiting

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

Barium enema

CT scan

Positron emission tomography scan

Upper endoscopy

Treatments and drugs

Chemotherapy

Radiation therapy

May 18, 2016
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