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Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer

Stage 4 esophageal cancer may be any size and has grown beyond the esophagus. The disease may have spread to lymph nodes or distant organs including the liver or abdominal cavity. Usually, stage 4 esophageal cancers are very hard to treat completely.

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Achalasia involves retention of food which can cause certain bacterial infections that result in chronic esophagitis which makes the epithelium more sensitive to carcinogens. This increases the chances of developing esophageal cancer. Read more in this article to understand the link between achalasia and cancer of the esophagus.

Esophageal cancer survival rate and life expectancy depends on the stage of the tumor when it is diagnosed. This means life expectancy depends on how intensified the tumor is and how beyond the cancer has metastasized from its original location.