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