Related Conditions

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer starts when abnormal cells grow out of control in the lung. These cells can invade nearby tissue and form tumors. Lung cancer can start anywhere in the lungs and affect any part of the respiratory system.

Bile duct strictures

Bile duct strictures are narrowed areas of the bile ducts that can be either benign or malignant (cancerous). People with bile duct strictures...

Esophageal Stricture

Non-cancerous stricture is an area of narrowing caused by scarring in the esophagus, the tube-shaped muscle that connects the mouth to the stomach. Narrowing can range from mild to complete blockage.

The most common blockage is narrowing caused by locally growing and invading esophageal cancer. However, if you have esophageal stricture, it does not necessarily mean you have esophageal cancer.

Pancreatic cystic lesions

Cysts within the pancreas are commonly found during imaging studies with ultrasound, CT or MRI. Most people in whom pancreatic cysts are found do...