Esophageal (or esophagus) cancer can occur anywhere along the esophagus, but is most commonly found in the lower portion of the esophagus.
Carolinas HealthCare System’s Levine Cancer Institute offers access to the most advanced care for esophageal cancer across the Carolinas.
For more information on the treatment of esophageal cancer at Levine Cancer Institute, call 980-442-2000.
To ensure you receive the most innovative and comprehensive care possible, our team of radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists and other specialists works together to develop an individualized treatment plan for the best outcome possible. Collaborating twice a month, our experts gather to discuss each patient’s case, sharing treatment recommendations.
Several treatment options are available for patients with esophageal cancer, depending on factors such as your overall health and location of the tumor. In many cases, surgery is the best option for esophageal cancer and is often followed with chemotherapy or radiation.
In addition to state-of-the-art treatment options, our physicians also conduct clinical trials.
The cancer care process can feel confusing and overwhelming at times – often involving physical, financial and emotional challenges for you and your family. From diagnosis to survivorship, we have numerous resources available to support you during your treatment experience.