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Stage, Esophageal Cancer: Disease Bioinformatics
Esophageal cancers typically begin in the bottom portion of the esophagus, and affect more men than women. The cancer is typically diagnosed at a late stage, so it has a relatively poor prognosis. There are two types of esophageal cancer: squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. Risk factors include: older age, poor diet, drinking alcohol, obesity, gastroesophageal reflux disease, smoking, chewing tobacco, and radiation treatment to the chest or upper abdomen. It is not a very common cancer in the United States, but it has higher incidence rates in places like Asia and Africa. Treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and clinical trials. There are four different stages of esophageal cancer. Treatment varies according to the stage as the stage represents the progression of the cancer.
Stage, Esophageal Cancer Bioinformatics Tool
Laverne is a handy bioinformatics tool to help facilitate scientific exploration of related genes, diseases and pathways based on co-citations. Explore more on Stage, Esophageal Cancer below!
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Stage, Esophageal Cancer has been studied in relation to diseases such as:
Alternate NamesStage, Esophageal Cancer is also known as Esophageal Cancer, Stage.