Living with oesophageal cancer

There is support available to help you cope with a diagnosis of cancer, life during treatment and life after cancer.  


There are tips to help you eat when it’s hard to swallow. Read more about eating after treatment and how to build yourself up.


Coping with cancer can be difficult. Help and support are available. There are things you can do, people to help and ways to cope with a diagnosis of oesophageal cancer.

Your stories

Read stories from people who have been diagnosed with oesophageal cancer and Barrett's oesophagus.

Resources and organisations

Organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources to help you cope with oesophageal cancer and treatment.

Last reviewed: 
01 Nov 2019
Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer