Prognostic impact of weight loss in 1-year survivors after transthoracic esophagectomy for cancer.


Malnutrition is common 1 year after esophageal cancer surgery. However, the prognostic impact of this malnutrition on long-term outcome has been poorly reported. This study aims at determining the potential effect on disease-free survival (DFS) of weight loss observed at 1 year in disease-free survivors after curative esophageal resection. From a… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2011.01282.x

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