Esophageal Cancer - Follow-Up Care

What type of follow-up care did you receive for your esophageal cancer?

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Follow-Up Care

You'll need checkups after treatment for esophageal cancer. Checkups help ensure that any changes in your health are noted and treated if needed. If you have any health problems between checkups, you should contact your doctor.

Checkups may include a physical exam, blood tests, chest X-ray, CT scans, endoscopy, or other tests.

You may want to ask your doctor these questions after you have finished treatment:

  • How often will I need checkups?
  • Which follow-up tests do you suggest for me?
  • Between checkups, what health problems or symptoms should I tell you about?
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