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What is the esophagus? The esophagus is a muscular tube which connects the mouth to the stomach. The wall of the esophagus is composed of a series of muscles that are responsible for peristalsis, or the muscular motion that moves food down the throat into the stomach. The esophagus is lined with two layers of tissue known as the mucosa and submucosa, which are where most cancers of the esophagus develop. The esophagus is a long tube, with an average length of 25 cm. The throat (or pharynx) is continuous with the esophagus, and although the two are indistinguishable, the esophagus is thought to start a few centimeters below the thyroid cartilage (Adam's apple). The esophagus travels down through the chest, between the lungs. It then passes through a hole in the diaphragm to connect with the stomach. There is a ring of muscle, also known as the lower esophageal sphincter, between the ... read more on Esophageal Cancer: The Basics
NCI CANCERLIT® Search: Esophageal Neoplasms - October 2001
Comparison of the clinical profile and outcome for squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus and cardia in Is it necessary to resect the diseased esophagus in performing reconstruction for corrosive esophageal...
NCI CANCERLIT® Search: Esophageal Neoplasms - September 2001
Table of Contents[TNM classification of the intestinal malignancies]Inflammation promotes Barrett's metaplasia and cancer: a unique role for TNFalpha.[Esophagectomy for squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus isolated or associated with head...
NCI CANCERLIT® Search: Screening and Prevention of Digestive Cancers - October 2001
Selections from current literature. Colorectal cancer screening. Elaboration and formalization of current scientific knowledge of risks and preventive measures illustrated by colorectal cancer. The interval between flexible sigmoidoscopy...
Outcome after esophagectomy for cancer better at high-volume hospitals
Last Updated: 2001-02-02 17:00:55 EST (Reuters Health) - Similar to results seen with other complex procedures, clinical outcomes of esophagectomy for cancer are better at centers that handle a high volume of esophagectomies, according to the...
Challenging the Future of Esophageal Cancer at The University of Pennsylvania: The NCI Program Project in Esophageal Carcinogenesis
The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 15,560 new cases of esophageal cancer in 2007, with as many as 13,940 deaths from the disease. This is a remarkable increase compared to an estimated 12,500 new cases back in 1997. Esophageal...
Obesity and Diet Linked to Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus
An article published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has reported finding a link between obesity and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. The study, which consisted of 174 white men with adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and 750...
Podcast from Opportunities in Proton Therapy: Esophagus
Subscribe to OncoLink Podcasts You may also use Quicktime to view the individual presentation: Esophagus Yasuyuki Akine, M.D. iTunes Manual Instructions: Click Advanced Subscribe to Podcast Add URL...
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