Japan was a pioneer in the development of the gastrocamera, the predecessor of the current endoscope. Currently, most of the endoscopes used around the world are made in Japan. They are essential for early detection and early treatment of esophageal cancer. Find out how esophageal cancer is detected and removed by watching video footage of endoscopy procedures. This episode will also introduce how esophageal cancer is detected and treated early in Japan, where endoscopies are the most available.