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Esophageal Cancer

Providing Hope Today to Heal Tomorrow.

Esophageal Cancer Care at Allegheny Health Network

Occurring in the esophagus - which is a long narrow tube that carries food from your throat to your stomach - Esophageal cancer begins in the cells that line this tube. Fortunately, this type of cancer is rare in the United States. And preventing, detecting, and treating esophageal cancer has never been more effective, or easier for you to receive the care you need.

At the Allegheny Health Network Esophageal and Lung Institute, our highly skilled multidisciplinary team creates unique prevention strategies, early diagnosis and innovative treatments that focus solely on you and your specific health needs.

Bringing together experts from many different specialties to evaluate you condition, we collaborate to quickly diagnose your condition and determine a detailed treatment plan that will give you the best possible outcome.

Our renowned doctors focus on an array of esophageal conditions that could lead to cancer, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), laryngopharyngeal reflux and Barrett’s esophagus. Treatments include the latest breakthroughs and minimally invasive surgeries that are performed at only a handful of medical centers around the country.

Click on the links below to learn more about cancer symptoms and how Allegheny Health Network diagnoses and treats esophageal cancer. Throughout your treatment, your 24/7 Care Navigator can assist you and provide support should you have any questions or concerns.

Esophageal Cancer Symptoms

Diagnosing Esophageal Cancer

Treating Esophageal Cancer