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Esophageal Cancer: Information for Patients

At UCLA, patients with esophageal cancer are treated through the UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders.

Innovative surgical procedures, state of the art equipment and techniques, as well as the latest medical treatments and clinical trials are all available through this comprehensive center. The Center's team of world-renowned physicians, nurses and technicians are experts in their fields and are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal disorders, including esophageal cancer.

Make an Appointment

For general information about being treated for esophageal cancer at UCLA, or to schedule an appointment, call:

UCLA Center for Esophageal DisordersPhone: (310) 825-6167
Fax: (310) 794-7335

Mailing Address:
UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders
10833 Le Conte Avenue, CHS 64-123
Los Angeles, CA 90095

For directions to main UCLA Health System facilities, visit our location map.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are carefully controlled research studies in which cancer patients help doctors and scientists find ways to improve health and esophageal cancer care, and to make sure the treatments are safe and effective. Each study is designed to address and answer specific scientific questions and to find better ways to prevent, diagnose or treat cancer. A clinical trial is one of the final stages resulting from the research conducted during intensive and lengthy laboratory studies.

If you are interested in finding out more about these studies, visit our Clinical Trials Guide for general information and a listing of currently open clinical trials.

Additional Resources

For more information on esophageal cancer treatment services at UCLA, visit the following related website:

Last updated: 5/26/2010 2:39:42 PM