Innovative Esophageal Cancer Surgery Ensures Hannibal Man More Celebrations

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Story Summary

The esophagus is the long, hollow tube that moves food from your throat to your stomach. Smoking and heavy drinking can put you at risk for esophageal cancer, but so can something as common as uncontrolled heartburn.

At University of Missouri Health Care’s Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, doctors use a complex surgery to solve this serious complication from acid reflux.

Publish Date: June 19, 2019

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