Advanced oesophageal cancer means that a cancer that began in the food pipe (gullet) has spread to another part of the body.
You might have a CT scan, PET-CT scan or ultrasound scan to check whether oesophageal cancer has spread.
Advanced oesophageal cancer means your cancer has spread to other parts of your body. Treatment includes chemotherapy, targeted cancer drugs and radiotherapy.
Get support to cope with emotional, practical and physical issues when you have advanced oesophageal cancer.
You might need some care and support at home due to cancer or its treatment. A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you.