Michael Gibson

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Esophageal tumors

How can I be sure that the patient has esophageal tumors? Squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma comprise over 90% of esophageal tumors. Rarely, leiomyoma, melanoma, sarcoma, small cell carcinoma, or lymphoma may arise in the esophagus. Causes and patterns of incidence are different in these subtypes. Overall, the incidence of esophageal cancer is increasing. Although…

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