Response to definitive chemoradiotherapy and survival in patients with an oesophageal adenocarcinoma versus squamous cell carcinoma: a matched-pair analysis.

@article{Tougeron2007ResponseTD,
  title={Response to definitive chemoradiotherapy and survival in patients with an oesophageal adenocarcinoma versus squamous cell carcinoma: a matched-pair analysis.},
  author={David Tougeron and F Di Fiore and Hadji Hamidou and Olivier Rigal and Bernard Paillot and Pierre Michel},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={73 5-6},
  pages={328-34}
}
OBJECTIVES The impact of the histological tumour type in patients treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy (CRT) for an oesophageal cancer is not well established. The aim of this retrospective matched-pair analysis was to evaluate the clinical complete response (CCR) to definitive CRT and the outcome between 2 groups of patients. METHODS Fifty-seven patients with an oesophageal adenocarcinoma (ADC) were matched according to the tumour stage and the WHO performance as well as the CRT regimen… CONTINUE READING

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