Effect of concurrent high-dose cisplatin chemotherapy and conformal radiotherapy on cervical esophageal cancer survival.

@article{Huang2008EffectOC,
  title={Effect of concurrent high-dose cisplatin chemotherapy and conformal radiotherapy on cervical esophageal cancer survival.},
  author={Shao Hui Huang and Gina A. Lockwood and James Brierley and Bernard J. Cummings and J J Kim and Rebecca R Wong and Andrew John Bayley and Jolie Ringash},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={735-40}
}
PURPOSE To determine whether a change in treatment policy to conformal, elective nodal radiotherapy and concurrent high-dose cisplatin improved survival for cervical esophageal cancer patients. METHODS AND MATERIALS All cervical esophageal cancer patients treated between 1997 and 2005 were restaged (1983 American Joint Committee on Cancer criteria). Patients treated before 2001 (previous cohort [PC]) were compared with those treated from 2001 onward (recent cohort [RC]). The PC institutional… CONTINUE READING

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