Improved survival with neoadjuvant therapy and resection for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.

@article{Stewart1993ImprovedSW,
  title={Improved survival with neoadjuvant therapy and resection for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.},
  author={Jeffrey R. Stewart and Steven J. Hoff and D. Randolph Johnson and Michael J. Murray and D. R. Butler and Caroline Elkins and Kenneth W. Sharp and Walter H. Merrill and John L. Sawyers},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={218 4},
  pages={
          571-6; discussion 576-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study sought to determine the impact of preoperative chemotherapy and radiation therapy (neoadjuvant therapy) followed by resection in patients with adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Long-term survival in patients with carcinoma of the esophagus has been poor. An increase in the incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus has been reported recently. METHODS Fifty-eight patients with biopsy-proven adenocarcinoma of the esophagus treated at this… CONTINUE READING

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