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Esophageal cancer can be treated with one or more of the following:

  • Surgery
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy

Surgery for esophageal cancer is particularly challenging because it is often advanced by the time it is diagnosed. Multiple integrated treatment approaches may be needed for a successful outcome.

The specialists and staff at the Inova Thoracic Oncology Program know that people facing lung cancer, esophageal cancer and other complex thoracic conditions provide the integrated, coordinated approach to meet the unique needs of people dealing with these conditions. State-of-the-art diagnostic services and the latest treatments, including minimally invasive options, are offered by a team of expert specialists. For more information, call 703-776-3777.

The Inova Fairfax Hospital Advanced Endoscopy Program also utilizes innovative endoscopic technologies to successfully treat both cancerous and non-cancerous diseases of the digestive tract.