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Esophageal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Esophageal Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about esophageal cancer, see the following:

  • Esophageal Cancer Home Page
  • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer of the Esophagus
  • Esophageal Cancer Prevention
  • Esophageal Cancer Screening
  • Smoking Home Page (Includes help with quitting)
  • Lasers in Cancer Treatment

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Important Outcomes of Communication

Patient Satisfaction Patient satisfaction reflects how well patient health care needs, expectations, or preferences are met. The measurement of satisfaction with patient care is complicated by a patient bias to skew responses in favor of high satisfaction scores. In oncology, some studies support the concept that communication skills are related to patient satisfaction in several areas. Specifically, several studies relate patient satisfaction to psychological adjustment, including patient...

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  • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
  • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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