Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

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 oesophageal cancer

    The stage of the cancer describes its size and whether it has spread.

  • Oesophageal (gullet) cancer

    Treatment overview

    There are different treatments for oesophageal cancer. The treatment you have will depend on different factors, including the stage of your cancer.

  • Oesophageal (gullet) cancer

    Diet before treatment

    Before you start treatment, you should see a dietitian who will help you prepare for it.