At Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute, we are committed to getting you a quick, accurate diagnosis. Once we have a precise diagnosis and stage of the cancer, our team of experts reviews your case.
Our highly skilled physicians, surgeons, and medical oncologists work to determine the most effective treatment plan and review it with you. We also offer robust support services to treat the whole person.
At the Cancer Institute, our expert team works quickly to get a diagnosis. You can expect the diagnosis process to be:
First, your physician discusses your symptoms and conducts a physical exam. Then, we use tests to diagnose cancer and determine its stage (how severe it is and if it has spread).
Our advanced diagnostic tests include:
Within three days of receiving a diagnosis, you meet with a team of experts that specializes in esophageal cancer. They review your case to create a personalized treatment plan. Our treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, medical oncology, and clinical trials. Find out more about our approach to esophageal cancer treatment.