Best Treatment Option - Esophagus is the muscular tube that connects our mouth to stomach. Esophageal tumors occur when there is growth of abnormal cells in the esophagus.
The growth of these cells in the wall of esophagus will spread to other parts of the body through blood or lymphatic system if not treated at early stage. The spread of tumor cells is called metastasis.
Esophageal Tumors is categorized into two major types including :
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
This is the common type and occurs in the upper part of esophagus
Risk factors for developing squamous cell carcinoma in esophageal tumors are tobacco use and heavy alcohol consumption
People who are always exposed to asbestos is also one of the risk factor for squamous cell carcinoma of esophageal tumors
Usually occur in the glandular tissue in the lower part of the esophagus
Obesity is the risk factor for adenorcarcinoma in esophageal tumors
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Esophageal Tumors Risk Factors
People with certain risk factors are more likely to develop esophageal tumors than others. The risk factors of esophageal tutors may include :
People who are in age range 70 to 80 are more likely to develop esophageal tumors.
Fruits and vegetables provide a lot of vitamin and mineral to help prevent tumors. Low in carbohydrate, protein, eating diet low in fruit and vegetables has shown that it can increase the probability to develop esophageal tumors.
Smoking is one of the risk factor of esophageal tumors. People who smoke and taking alcohol may have increased risk of developing this tumor.
History of Cancer
People who had history of digestive cancer, mouth cancer and throat cancer may be one of risk factor to develop esophageal tumors
Achalasia happened when the lower end of esophagus contracted and causing food and liquid cannot flow directly to the stomach. The cells lining of esophagus become irritated. People who had this problem may risk to esophageal tumors.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Gastroesophageal reflux is a condition in which acid liquid in the stomach push up into esophagus and may cause symptoms such as heartburn and pain in the chest. This symptom may become the higher risk of getting esophageal tumors.
Esophageal Tumors Symptoms
There are various symptoms of esophageal tumors. The following symptoms are including:
Difficulty in swallowing is the common symptoms of esophageal tumors but usually do not happen at early stage. Besides, late symptom in esophageal tumors is pain during swallowing.
During swallowing, one of other symptom of esophageal tumors is feel pain at the chest and heartburn.
Pain in the throat is also one of the symptom that occur in esophageal tumors
Weight loss may occur as a result of changes in the way of nutrients metabolized by the body.
Vomiting, bloody cough and chronic cough are also the symptoms that usually occur in esophageal tumors.
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