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What type of physician treats esophageal cancer?

Randall Holcombe, MD
Hematology & Oncology
Esophageal cancer is a complicated disease and requires care by several members of a multi-disciplinary team. This includes a gastroenterologist, radiologist, thoracic surgeon or head and neck surgeon, medical oncologist and radiation oncologist. Treatment outcomes for patients are best at centers with a comprehensive treatment program for this disease.

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