A multicenter study of survival after neoadjuvant radiotherapy/chemotherapy and esophagectomy for ypT0N0M0R0 esophageal cancer.

@article{Vallboehmer2010AMS,
  title={A multicenter study of survival after neoadjuvant radiotherapy/chemotherapy and esophagectomy for ypT0N0M0R0 esophageal cancer.},
  author={Daniel Vallboehmer and Arnulf H Hoelscher and Simke Demeester and Tom R. Demeester and Juha Salo and John Durham Peters and Tony Lerut and Stephen G Swisher and Wolfgang Schr{\"o}der and Efriede Bollschweiler and Willy Hofstetter},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={252 5},
  pages={744-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate 5-year survival of patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer (LAEC) who have undergone multimodality treatment with complete histopathologic response. BACKGROUND Patients with LAEC may obtain excellent local-regional response to multimodality therapy. The overall benefit of a complete histopathologic response, when no viable tumor is present in the surgical specimen, is incompletely understood and existing data are limited to single-center studies with relatively… CONTINUE READING

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