5 signes que podríeu tenir càncer d’esòfag

A prop de 17.000 nord-americans se'ls diagnosticarà càncer d'esòfag aquest any, segons l'American Cancer Society, i hi haurà uns 15.690 que morran. Conèixer aquests senyals d’avís us pot estalviar la vida.

Símptoma de càncer d’esòfag: Té dolor o dificultat per empassar

Pain or difficulties with swallowing are the main signs of a tumor in the esophagus, that muscular tube that connects the mouth and stomach, according to Avni Desai, MD, a medical oncologist at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center outpatient facility in Commack, New York. Desai says people begin to notice pain when swallowing solid foods and eventually feel pain when swallowing liquids. The first hint of dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, typically happens when people can’t swallow a piece of meat or bread. That’s a result of the tumor growing