Decisions about treatment

If you have been diagnosed

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed?

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Oesophageal (gullet) cancer

    Staging of oesophageal cancer

    The stage of the cancer describes its size and if it has spread beyond the area where it started.

  • General information

    The cancer registry

    In the UK, each country has a cancer registry. It is used to plan and improve health and care services.

  • Oesophageal (gullet) cancer

    Treatment overview for oesophageal cancer

    The treatment you have will depend on the type and stage of oesophageal cancer, as well as your general health.