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Oesophagus Cancer

Oesophagus Cancer - Preparing for surgery

Oesophagus Cancer - Post-surgery care

Oesophagus Cancer - Other Information

I swallowed caustic soda as a teenager. Will I get oesophagus cancer?

The risk of oesophagus cancer is higher than in someone who has not swallowed caustic soda. If there are any early symptoms such as difficulty swallowing, medical attention should be sought. 

American Cancer Society 
Cancer Care, inc. 
Cancer Information Service (National cancer Institute, USA) 
CancerNet (National Cancer Institute, USA) 

For further enquiries on oesophagus cancer, please call the Cancer Helpline at (65) 6225 5655 or email to

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