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Cancer of the oesophagus

Cancer of the oesophagus

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Esophagus -- Cancer -- Great Britain -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p184.

    StatementHugoe R. Matthews ... (et al.).
    SeriesClinical cancer monographs -- v.1
    ContributionsMatthews, Hugoe R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.E8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21288634M
    ISBN 100333427688


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cancer can affect the stomach and oesophagus. These include small cell carcinomas, lymphomas, neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the oesophagus Cancer of the oesophagus is the ninth most common cancer in the world. It is in general a disease of mid to late adulthood with a poor survival rate.

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The incidence of esophageal cancer has risen in recent Cancer of the oesophagus book, coinciding with a shift in histologic type and primary tumor location. In the United States, squamous cell carcinoma has historically been more prevalent although the incidence of adenocarcinoma has risen dramatically in the last few decades in the United States and western Europe.[2,3] Worldwide, squamous cell carcinoma remains Stomach and oesophageal cancer What is stomach and oesophageal cancer.

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Series Title: Clinical cancer monographs, v Responsibility:   Cancer of the oesophagus, or gullet, is curable but in most cases the outlook is poor. Latest available figures show that in a total of 7, people in the UK were diagnosed with the disease Statistics on Oesophageal Cancer (Adenocarcinoma of the Oesophagus) Oesophagus cancer is relatively uncommon, accounting for only 10% of oesophageal cancers, and occurs with increasing age with sex incidence being more common in :// Cancer of the Oesophagus.

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