Esophageal cancer located at the neck and upper thorax treated with concurrent chemoradiation: a single-institution experience.

@article{Wang2006EsophagealCL,
  title={Esophageal cancer located at the neck and upper thorax treated with concurrent chemoradiation: a single-institution experience.},
  author={Shu-lian Wang and Zhongxing X Liao and Yuan Chen and Joe Y Chang and Melanda Jeter and Thomas Guerrero and Jaffer A. Ajani and Alexandria Phan and Stephen G Swisher and Pamela K. Allen and James D. Cox and Ritsuko Komaki},
  journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={
          252-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND To characterize the treatment and outcome of patients with cervical and upper thoracic esophageal cancer, the authors retrospectively reviewed the 11-year experience from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. METHODS Thirty-five patients with M0 cervical or upper thoracic esophageal cancer and treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy were analyzed. Median radiation dose was 50.4 Gy (range, 24.5-64.8) Gy delivered with 1.8-Gy daily fractions over 5.5 weeks… CONTINUE READING
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