Endoscopic ultrasonography is an independent predictive factor of prognosis in locally advanced esophageal cancer. Results from the randomized FFCD 9102 study from the Fédération Francophone de Cancérologie Digestive.

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BACKGROUND No multivariate study has assessed the independent prognostic role of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in esophageal cancer, even when considering computed tomography (CT). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prognostic value of EUS in esophageal cancer before exclusive or preoperative radiochemotherapy. METHODS From 1993 to 1999, the FFCD 9102 study… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gcb.2007.12.026

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