Dec 07, 2009 - 11:48 pm
I was diagnosed on Oct 6, 2009. I am having surgery at MD Anderson on Dec. 21st. They are going to take 2/3 of the esophagus and 1/3 of the stomach and then use what is left of the stomach for a new esophagus. I am very concerned about what happens after the surgery. How is this going to change my life? I am lucky that it is in early stage and has not spread anywhere. Radiation and Chemo were not offered as a choice. I did have a endoscopy mucosal resection, but the cancer was in the sub muscosal and so surgery was recommended.
Could someone share with me their experiences as far as eating, vomiting, dumping. I am having a real hard time with this at this point.