Tag Archives: Cancer

Esophageal Cancer: What is Esophageal Cancer?

Esophageal cancer refers to malignancy of the food pipe which connects the throat to the stomach. It typically presents with difficulty in swallowing. To better understand what Esophageal cancer is, it is important to know what the Esophagus is. The esophagus or the food pipe is the hollow muscular tube that connects the back of the oral cavity to the… Read More »

WHAT IS MESOTHELIOMA?

Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a rare cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. The disease forms on the mesothelium — a protective lining that covers the lungs, abdomen, heart and testes. Tumors can be benign (noncancerous). But when tumors are cancerous, doctors call the disease malignant mesothelioma. It is often shortened to mesothelioma. The American Cancer Society… Read More »