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Your treatment plan

  • Our patients work with their care team to develop a cancer treatment plan. The plan addresses the medical concerns and preferences of each patient.

    If you have for cancer of the stomach or esophagus, your plan may include any of these cancer treatment options.

    expand to learn more Surgery

    expand to learn more Radiation therapy

    expand to learn more Chemotherapy

    expand to learn more Radiation therapy and chemotherapy

  • Medical robot treats esophageal cancer

    Found too late, esophageal cancer is often deadly. Found early enough, it can be treated with surgery. Abbott Northwestern Hospital is one of the few places in the United States where a surgical robot is being used to remove cancer from the esophagus.

  • Source: Virginia Piper Cancer Institute
    Reviewed by: Daniel Dunn, MD, medical director, Virginia Piper Cancer Institute Esophageal and Gastric Cancer Program
    First published: 10/29/2009
    Last reviewed: 10/29/2009

  • Dealing with cancer treatment side effects

    Cancer treatment can cause many side effects. Here's how to deal with some common side effects.


    Cancer rehabilitation

    Whether you are an esophageal or stomach cancer survivor or are undergoing cancer treatment, you may face symptoms that interfere with daily life. Our cancer rehabilitation team can help. Call 612-863-8947.


    Cancer research

    Participating in a clinical trial may help you take a more active role in your health care. You may also gain access to new drugs, treatments and disease management practices.