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Esophageal Cancer – Did You Know?
- Esophageal cancer doesn’t typically cause symptoms until it has reached an advanced stage. The most common symptoms of esophageal cancer include trouble swallowing, chest pain, weight loss, hoarseness, chronic cough, vomiting, bone pain (if it has spread), bleeding into the esophagus (may turn stool black).1
- Risk factors associated with esophageal cancer include tobacco and alcohol use, gastroesophageal reflux disease, barrett’s esophagus, human papilloma virus (HPV) infection,and lack of physical activity.2
- Connecting with other people that have esophageal cancer online and/or via telephone can help you learn about your condition and provide you with support.
Show Your Support!
April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month