Curative non-surgical combined treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus.

@article{Znone1992CurativeNC,
  title={Curative non-surgical combined treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus.},
  author={Thierry Z{\'e}none and Pascale Romestaing and R. F. Lambert and J. P. Gerard},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={1992},
  volume={28A 8-9},
  pages={1380-6}
}
Between April 1982 and June 1989, 65 patients (15 T1, 13 T2, 32 T3, 5 T4) with squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus were treated with a curative intent with multimodality combined treatment. A first course of 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin was given during work up, especially if NdYAG laser therapy was used. Irradiation was started 3-4 weeks after induction and two courses of concomitant chemotherapy were given during the radio therapy (aiming at 64 Gy over 7 weeks). Actuarial survival was… CONTINUE READING

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