Recurrence pattern of squamous cell carcinoma in the midthoracic esophagus: implications for the clinical target volume design of postoperative radiotherapy

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BACKGROUND Postoperative radiotherapy has shown positive efficacy in lowering the recurrence rate and improving the survival rate for patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). However, controversies still exist about the postoperative prophylactic radiation target volume. This study was designed to analyze the patterns of recurrence and to… (More)

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@inproceedings{Wang2016RecurrencePO, title={Recurrence pattern of squamous cell carcinoma in the midthoracic esophagus: implications for the clinical target volume design of postoperative radiotherapy}, author={Xiaoli Wang and Yijun Luo and Minghuan Li and Hongjiang Yan and Mingping Sun and Tingyong Fan}, booktitle={OncoTargets and therapy}, year={2016} }