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A randomized study of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery versus surgery for localized squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus

A randomized study of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery versus surgery for localized... Background. Despite well‐established surgical approaches, the prognosis for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus remains dismal. To assess the benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy (CRT), a randomized trial with and without sequential preoperative CRT was undertaken; CRT combined 20 Gy and two courses of 5‐FU and cisplatin. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Cancer Wiley

A randomized study of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery versus surgery for localized squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 1994 Wiley Subscription Services
ISSN
0008-543X
eISSN
1097-0142
DOI
10.1002/1097-0142(19940401)73:7<1779::AID-CNCR2820730702>3.0.CO;2-T
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Abstract

Background. Despite well‐established surgical approaches, the prognosis for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus remains dismal. To assess the benefit of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy (CRT), a randomized trial with and without sequential preoperative CRT was undertaken; CRT combined 20 Gy and two courses of 5‐FU and cisplatin.

Journal

CancerWiley

Published: Jan 1, 1994

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