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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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FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

Targiniq ER contains naloxone, which blunts euphoria of oxycodone when tablet is crushed or broken

Health Tip of the Day

Smoking and Anxiety Disorders

Doctors often don't counsel people with anxiety disorders or other psychiatric illnesses to quit smoking. But the American Psychiatric Association guidelines recommend that doctors encourage such patients to try smoking-cessation treatments, including nicotine-replacement therapy, particularly if patients are motivated enough to set a quit date.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

Health Centers

Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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