Surgery vs Radiation Chemo Or?
I had neck cancer 8 years ago. Now I have a small spot (1 cm) on upper esophagus. My doctor thinks radiation chemo is possbile, maybe not full treatment dose, but not sure. The cancer has not spread. If I cannot have radiation they may cut out the cancer on the back of my esophagus, a 1 cm spot, and replace it with a flap…
Getting some right upper back pain after eating. Is this common after an esophagectomy? Could the back pain be a symptom of an esophageal stricture or dumping syndrome? The pain isn't from acid reflux. I will be seeing my doctor in a couple weeks. Or should i see the doctor immediately...?
Hello, i'm a 53 yr old male. Was diagnosed with stage 2b esophageal cancer in April 2019. Did chemo & radiation treatment for about 3 months. In September 2019 i had an esophagectomy and a feeding j tube installed. Less than a week later, while still in hospital recoverying on clear diet a fistula opened up in my…
Rotting food 3 years post Ivor Lewis
My dad is 3 years post Ivor Lewis surgery and is now showing signs of rotting food in his small portion of stomach left. He has no appetite, nausea, and extreme weaknes. anyone heard of this. The surgeon acts like he is clueless. thanks.