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Keyword: Oesophagus; Language: English

Cancer

the NHS website

Signs and symptoms Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. Cancer sometimes begins in one part of...

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Achalasia

Guts UK

Achalasia is a condition that affects the nerves and muscles of the oesophagus (food pipe), mainly at the lower end where it meets the stomach. Achalasia hinders the passage of food and fluid down the oesophagus and entering the stomach which results...

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Acid Reflux & Oesophagitis

Patient UK

Acid reflux is when acid from the stomach leaks up into the gullet (oesophagus). This may cause heartburn and other symptoms. A medicine which prevents your stomach from making acid is a common treatment and usually works well. Some people take short...

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Barium Swallow / Meal / Follow Through

Patient UK

Barium tests are used to help see the outline of the upper parts of the gut (gastrointestinal tract) such as the gullet (oesophagus), stomach and upper gut (small intestines).

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Barrett’s Oesophagus

Guts UK

Barrett’s Oesophagus is the term used for a pre-cancerous condition where the normal cells lining the oesophagus, also known as the gullet or food pipe, have been replaced with abnormal cells. The abnormal cells start from where the oe...

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Barrett's Oesophagus

Patient UK

In Barrett's oesophagus the cells that line the lower oesophagus are abnormal. The main cause is long-standing reflux of acid from the stomach into the oesophagus. People with Barrett's oesophagus have an increased risk of developing cancer of the oe...

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Cancer - Oesophageal

the NHS website

Cancer of the oesophagus, also known as oesophageal cancer, is an uncommon but serious type of cancer that affects the oesophagus (gullet).

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Cancer of the Oesophagus - a guide for carers

Fair (Family Advice and Information Resource)

A leaflet telling carers about oesophageal cancer - what it is, why people with learning disabilities may be more at risk, and how to recognise the symptoms.

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Non-ulcer dyspepsia

Guts UK

Dyspepsia is a term that describes a collection of symptoms that affect the oesophagus (gullet), stomach or duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). It is sometimes called indigestion. Non-ulcer dyspepsia is the diagnosis given to a patient ...

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Oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula

the NHS website

Oesophageal atresia is a rare birth defect that affects a baby's oesophagus (the tube through which food passes from the mouth to the stomach). The upper part of the oesophagus doesn't connect with the lower oesophagus and stomach. It usually ends...

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Oesophagectomy - helping you make a speedy recovery after surgery to remove a cancer of the gullet or upper stomach

Royal College of Surgeons

This leaflet is for anyone who is recovering from, or is about to undergo, surgery to have a cancer of the gullet or upper stomach removed. Knowing what to expect after the operation can help you to make a quicker recovery and get back to enjoying th...

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Understanding oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet)

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook explains oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet), covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet)

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet explains oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet), covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

English - Booklet / Leaflet

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