I was diagnosed with esophageal cancer on June 22, 2017 after just a few months of stomach upset and trouble eating. Heidi and I spent the week of July 24 at the MD Anderson Center in Houston, TX, resulting in a stage IV diagnosis (large main tumor in lower esophagus and into the stomach, and metastasized to two distal lymph nodes). Treatment plan is chemotherapy (T-FOX) for four or more months to shrink the tumor and stop the metastasis, then hopefully some radiation to zap the active tumors. I'll do the chemo here in KY with occasional visits back to MD Anderson for testing and follow-up.
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