Oesophageal cancer comprises two biologically distinct entities: oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC). This PrimeView focuses on the pathophysiology of oesophageal cancer and highlights the differences in risk factors, development and disease progression between OSCC and OAC.
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Oesophageal cancer. Nat Rev Dis Primers 3, 17049 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2017.49