Cancer of the Esophagus (cont.)
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Esophageal Cancer Prognosis
When the esophageal cancer has spread to organs beyond the esophagus, long-term survival is uncommon.
The chance of recovery improves when doctors detect the cancer at an early stage. But in most cases, long-term survival remains below 30%.
Robert J Fingerote, MD, MSc, BSc
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
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