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Esophageal Cancer

  • By: Ann Novogradec Ph.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Esophageal cancer is a malignant (cancerous) growth which occurs in the muscular tube connecting the throat to the stomach. The main function of the esophagus is to aid in the passage of food and liquids from the throat to the stomach. ...

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