Esophageal Cancer: Multimedia

Experts from Memorial Sloan Kettering discuss important issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancer.

Meet Thoracic Surgeon David Finley

David Finley, Co-Director of the Complex Airway Program, explains how he lays out a treatment plan with his patients, and determines which type of surgery fits best in the context of their lifestyle.

Runtime: 02:00 minutes Published: 07/05/2012 - 9:54 AM
Meet Thoracic Surgeon Valerie Rusch

Chief of the Thoracic Service Valerie Rusch – one of the first women to be board certified in this subspecialty – discusses the multidisciplinary care plan that is developed for each patient by a specialized team of physicians at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Runtime: 03:00 minutes Published: 04/20/2012 - 3:32 PM
Meet Thoracic Surgeon Inderpal Sarkaria

Thoracic surgeon Inderpal Sarkaria discusses the expertise of Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeons at performing complex operations to treat cancers of the lung, esophagus, and chest wall.

Runtime: 02:00 minutes Published: 04/20/2012 - 3:26 PM
Meet Thoracic Surgeon James Huang

Thoracic surgeon James Huang discusses how minimally invasive, video-assisted, and robotic surgical techniques improve the treatment of patients with lung, esophageal, and thyroid cancers.

Runtime: 02:00 minutes Published: 04/20/2012 - 3:00 PM
Esophageal Cancer: Understanding Options for Every Stage of the Disease

Every year 1.4 million people around the world are diagnosed with esophageal cancer, the majority of whom are from South America and China. David Ilson, a medical oncologist who specializes in esophageal cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, provides an overview of the disease, and discusses treatment options and clinical trials for people at any stage of esophageal cancer.

Published: 11/30/2010 - 12:00 AM
Esophageal Cancer: Advances in Treatment

Specialist Karyn Goodman describes targeted radiation therapy techniques for esophageal cancer that preserve functions such as speech.

Runtime: 43:00 minutes Published: 05/01/2008 - 12:00 AM