Prospective study of external radiotherapy with and without intraluminal brachytherapy for esophageal cancer in Japan. JASTRO Study Group.

  • Toshiaki Okawa
  • Published 2000 in Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy

Abstract

To improve the results of treatment of patients with esophageal cancer, it is important to achieve good local control. Since the esophagus is adjacent to highly radiation-sensitive organs such as the lungs, bone marrow, etc., it is difficult to irradiate tumors with high doses. Although irradiation techniques have improved as a result of advances in… (More)

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@article{Okawa2000ProspectiveSO, title={Prospective study of external radiotherapy with and without intraluminal brachytherapy for esophageal cancer in Japan. JASTRO Study Group.}, author={Toshiaki Okawa}, journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy}, year={2000}, volume={27 Suppl 2}, pages={301-6} }