SEER Logo

SEER Training Modules

Case #2

Click an information source below to view the case history.

Expand Physical Exam

2 month history of dysphagia and weight loss. Neck: no adenopathy. Abdomen: no masses, non-tender.

Expand Imaging

4/16/XX

Esophagogram and UGI: Mass defect in upper third of the esophagus, 3 cm in size; remainder of UGI normal.

4/16/XX

Chest X-ray: Normal.

4/18/XX

Chest CT: Mucosal thickening within the esophagus c/w malignancy. No hilar or mediastinal adenopathy seen.

Expand Laboratory

04/18/XX

LFTs: slightly elevated.

Expand Scopes

04/28/XX

EGD with biopsy: Esophageal tumor at 12 cm from the incisors approximately 3.5 cm in size; no disease beyond the upper third of the esophagus.

Expand Pathological Reports

04/28/XX

Esophageal biopsy: moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma.

Expand Treatment

05/10/XX

Radiation: Began beam radiation total dose 3200 cGy to anterior and posterior chest 6MV photons and 3400 cGy to spinal cord 6MV photons