Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, MD, is a thoracic surgeon in the Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Thoracic Surgery and faculty at Harvard Medical School.
Esophageal cancer is cancer that develops in the esophagus, the muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach.
Adjuvant therapy is a term used to describe interventions given before or after tumor surgery to maximize the effectiveness of cancer treatment, which includes chemotherapy, radiation and the newer targeted and biological therapies.
Massachusetts General Hospital's Pain Management Center offers advanced pain management therapies for patients experiencing moderate to severe levels of cancer-related pain.
The Center for Thoracic Cancers offers patients and families access to one of New England's most experienced programs for the care of lung, esophageal and other thoracic cancers.
The Esophageal Program in Massachusetts General Hospital's Division of Thoracic Surgery provides surgical treatment for esophageal cancer and a variety of benign esophageal disorders.
The Minimally Invasive Surgery Program in Massachusetts General Hospital's Division of Thoracic Surgery offers minimally invasive surgery for many thoracic conditions affecting the lung, thymus (mediastinum) and esophagus.
The Swallowing, Heartburn and Esophageal Disease Center provides both primary treatment and second opinion evaluations for benign throat, esophagus and stomach disorders.
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