Esophageal & Stomach Cancer – Treatment Options

Radiation Oncology Centers in Scottsdale, AZ

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with esophageal or stomach (gastric) cancer, you deserve the absolute best treatment that modern medicine has to offer – and at Palo Verde Cancer Specialists, that’s exactly what we have to offer. Our multidisciplinary cancer treatment team features world-class cancer professionals, letting us bring a wide range of skills and expertise to every patient we treat. Our six state-of-the-art cancer centers feature some of the most advanced cancer treatment technology on the market today, and we proudly use noninvasive treatments whenever possible. No matter what type or stage of cancer you’re up against, when you work with Palo Verde Cancer Specialists, there’s always hope.

Treatment Options for Esophageal & Stomach Cancers

Every patient is different, and the potential treatment options for esophageal and stomach cancers vary from case to case. The treatment options available to you will depend on the specific type of cancer you have, the stage of your cancer, and your own unique medical history, and your team of cancer doctors will work with you to help you understand the options available to you and make the best possible choice for moving forward.

Whenever possible, our cancer treatment team strives to us noninvasive treatments that produce a minimal impact on your life – and we’re proud to offer a variety of radiation therapy treatments at our cancer centers. That said, radiation therapy isn’t always effective alone, and it may need to be combined with other treatments or may not be feasible at all.

Depending on your specific case, your cancer doctor may recommend any of the following treatments for esophageal or stomach cancer:

  • Surgery: The tumor is removed through surgical excision.
  • Radiation Therapy: A state-of-the-art machine like the CyberKnife System delivers high-dose radiation directly to the site of the tumor, killing cancerous cells while preserving surrounding tissue.
  • Chemotherapy: Drugs that target fast-growing cells are given to the patient, killing cancerous cells.
  • Targeted Therapy: Similar to chemotherapy, this treatment uses newer drugs that attack cancer cells while producing fewer side effects.
  • Clinical Trials: In some cases, you may be eligible for trials of new drugs that may offer a more effective treatment.

In many cases, your treatment team will combine two or more of the above treatment options to produce the best overall result. Ultimately, it all depends on the specifics of your case and your own unique medical situation.

Schedule a Consultation with Your Phoenix, AZ Cancer Treatment Experts

Whether you’re facing esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, or any other cancerous condition, the important thing is to understand that you’re never alone – and the treatment team at Palo Verde Cancer Specialists is here to help. We’re proud to provide world-class cancer treatment services to patients throughout the greater Phoenix area, and if you or a loved one are battling cancer, we’re ready to stand with you on the front lines. Contact us today to schedule your treatment consultation. Working together, we’ll help you reclaim the healthy, normal life you deserve.

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