[Current status of radiation therapy--evidence-based medicine (EBM) of radiation therapy. Current management of patients with esophageal cancer].

  • Kenji Nemoto
  • Published 2002 in
    Nihon Igaku Hoshasen Gakkai zasshi. Nippon acta…


The best management for small mucosal esophageal cancer is generally endoscopic mucosal resection. However, for submucosal cancer and extensive mucosal cancer, either radical surgery or radiation seems to be an equally efficacious option. Radiation therapy concurrent with chemotherapy is more effective than radiation therapy alone for patients with… (More)


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