Current management of oesophageal cancer

  title={Current management of oesophageal cancer},
  author={Naufal Rashid and Mohamed Elshaer and Michael A. Kosmin and Amjid Ali Riaz},
Background: Oesophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer and it’s the sixth leading cause of death in the world. The five years overall survival is reported to be between 15-20%. The aim of this review is to highlight the current trends of management of oesophageal cancer. Methods: A literature search of PubMed/MEDLINE, EMBASE and Cochrane Library and Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) databases up to November 2014 was conducted. Results: Oesophageal cancer accounts for… CONTINUE READING


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