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NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Esophageal Cancer, Version 1.2016

Having cancer is very stressful.

While absorbing the fact that you

have cancer, you have to learn about

tests and treatments. In addition, the

time you have to accept a treatment

plan feels short. Parts 1 through 6

described the cancer and the test and

treatment options recommended by

NCCN experts. These options are

based on science and agreement

among NCCN experts. Part 7 aims

to help you make decisions that are

in line with your beliefs, wishes, and



Making treatment


89 It’s your choice

90 Questions to ask your doctors

94 Weighing your options

96 Websites

96 Review