Understanding oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet)

Booklet
Published: 30 Nov 2017
Next review: 30 May 2020
Edition: 10
This booklet is about oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet). It is for anyone who is having tests for oesophageal cancer or has been diagnosed with it.  
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Published: 30 Nov 2017
Next review: 30 May 2020
Edition: 10
This booklet is about oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet). It is for anyone who is having tests for oesophageal cancer or has been diagnosed with it.  

About this booklet

The booklet explains what oesophageal cancer is and how it may be treated.

We hope it helps you deal with some of the questions or feelings you may have. We cannot give advice about the best treatment for you. You should talk to your doctor, who knows your medical history.

Visit our online information about oesophageal cancer.

How we can help

Macmillan Cancer Support Line
The Macmillan Support Line offers confidential support to people living with cancer and their loved ones. If you need to talk, we'll listen.
Clinical Information Nurse Specialists
Our Cancer Information Nurse Specialists are dedicated cancer nurses available to talk to on our Macmillan Cancer Support Line. 
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.