Information Relating to Esophageal Cancer in General
The American Cancer Society estimates 14,500 deaths will be due to esophageal cancer in 2010, and estimates 16,640 new cases in 2010. Esophageal carcinoma has the second highest death rate among the common and moderately rare neoplasms. However, progress has been made in the last few years in treating both major types of esophageal cancer, and the survival rate is improving every year.
Last updated: February 27, 2012 at 13:50 pm