[Controversies in the treatment of esophageal cancer from the viewpoint of medical oncology].

Abstract

Recent advances in non-surgical treatments such as endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and chemoradiotherapy (CRT) have provided various advantages with clinically meaningful impacts in the treatment of esophageal cancer. EMR is a standard treatment for mucosal cancer and is being investigated for use in combination with CRT for submucosal cancer. Definitive… (More)

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@article{Ohtsu2003ControversiesIT, title={[Controversies in the treatment of esophageal cancer from the viewpoint of medical oncology].}, author={Atsushi Ohtsu and Manabu Muto and Kiyomi Mera and Satoshi Ishikura}, journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy}, year={2003}, volume={30 9}, pages={1230-7} }