Improved Outcomes in the Management of Esophageal Cancer with the Addition of Surgical Resection to Chemoradiation Therapy

@article{Mckenzie2010ImprovedOI,
  title={Improved Outcomes in the Management of Esophageal Cancer with the Addition of Surgical Resection to Chemoradiation Therapy},
  author={S. P. Mckenzie and Brian A. Mailey and MS Avo Artinyan and BS MichelleMetchikian and Stephen I. Shibata and PhD Kemp Kernstine and Joseph C Kim},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={551-558}
}
For patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer, prospective randomized clinical trials have reported no added value of surgical resection to chemoradiation alone. Using a large regional cancer registry, our objective was to determine whether curative-intent esophageal resection provided a survival advantage in the multimodality management of… CONTINUE READING