A Preliminary Study on the Postoperative Survival of Patients Given Aspirin After Resection for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Esophagus or Adenocarcinoma of the Cardia

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We examined the effect of aspirin on survival following resection for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the esophagus or adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia. Patients who underwent esophagectomy for these cancers between May 2000 and December 2002 were allocated to one of three groups and given daily either a low dose of aspirin, placebo, or no tablets. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-009-0382-z

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