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Intermountain Medical Center
5121 Cottonwood Street
Murray, UT 84107

(801) 507-3800
(866) 500-1530

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What is Esophageal Cancer?

The esophagus is a muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach. It lies behind the windpipe (trachea) and in front of the spine and in adults is about 10-13 inches long. At its smallest point, it is a little less than one inch wide. It carries food and liquids to the stomach. When cells grow abnormally in the esophagus, it is called esophageal cancer. 

The Intermountain Team

At Intermountain Medical Center, we use a team approach to treating esophageal cancer. We offer many diagnostic, supportive, and treatment options for esophageal cancer patients. These include:

In this video Mitch Molling from Sandy shares how he was able to beat throat cancer.

​​​Treatment Locations

Here's a look at the services available at Intermountain's various treatment locations around the Salt Lake Valley: 

Service Intermountain Medical Center LDS Hospital Alta View Hospital Riverton Hospital
Surgery
Chemotherapy
Radiation Therapy
Patient Navigation
Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Conference
Multidisciplinary Treatment Clinic
Clinical Trials

Supportive Services

We also offer many additional services for cancer patients. While these many not be located within each hospital, every Intermountain Healthcare cancer patient has access to these services, regardless of where you have surgery or treatment.

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