Mar 22, 2012 - 7:11 pm
I'm a 68-year old 1.5-year survivor of Stage 3 EC. I've had five clean PET scans so far after the Ivor Lewis surgery at Mayo. What I want to write about is the fact that I went several years experiencing intermittent heart pain prior to my diagnosis. The docs ordered every possible test for heart disease and came up with nothing.
The year leading up to my EC diagnosis, I had intermittent problems swallowing pills. Finally, an endoscopy revealed cancer. I later learned that there was such a thing as
Had my heart pain resulted in an endoscopy years ago, it would never have developed into