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Esophageal cancer occurs in the esophagus, a long, hollow tube that runs from your throat to your stomach. As the tumor grows, it may cause obstruction and make swallowing difficult. Eventually, the cancer may spread to lymph nodes and other organs (a process known as metastasis). 

Our comprehensive multispecialty team diagnoses and treats more upper GI cancer cases than any other hospital in the region. High volumes also indicate better outcomes for more complicated surgical procedures.