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Esophageal Cancer

Surgery is the most common treatment for either type of esophageal cancer. Radiation and chemotherapy may also be used. New types of treatments, such as laser therapy and photodynamic therapy may be used to ease symptoms.


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Almost 17 Million Gained Coverage Under Obamacare

But many Americans still can't afford medical care, expert says

Health Tip of the Day

Keeping Children Safe on the Slopes

  • Get your child to wear wrist guards and a helmet.

  • Rent or buy equipment from a shop that knows the right way to fit boots and bindings. The staff also can help you pick a board of the right length.

  • Pay for lessons from a certified instructor.

  • Dress children in layers of clothing for protection from injuries and cold.

  • Train children to stay alert, take time to rest and not overextend themselves.

Healthy Living

Fitness
You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.

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Cancer
Learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore the Cancer Knowledgebase, with separate sections on more than 60 types of the disease.

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