Neoadjuvant radio-chemotherapy of adenocarcinoma of the oesophagogastric junction.

@article{Samel2001NeoadjuvantRO,
  title={Neoadjuvant radio-chemotherapy of adenocarcinoma of the oesophagogastric junction.},
  author={Stefan Samel and Ralf-Dieter Hofheinz and Alexander Hundt and Joerg Sturm and Milan Knoll and Frederik Wenz and Wolfgang Queisser and Stefan Post},
  journal={Onkologie},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={278-82}
}
BACKGROUND Recently, neoadjuvant radio-chemotherapy has been demonstrated to induce tumour remission and to prolong survival of patients with locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the oesophagogastric junction.The present study was performed to re-evaluate these data. PATIENTS AND METHOD A non-randomised trial of multimodal treatment was conducted in order to investigate histopathologic response and survival of patients with adenocarcinoma of the oesophagogastric junction. Treatment consisted of… CONTINUE READING