Successful outcome after combined chemotherapeutic and surgical management in a case of esophageal cancer with breast and brain relapse.

@article{Santeufemia2006SuccessfulOA,
  title={Successful outcome after combined chemotherapeutic and surgical management in a case of esophageal cancer with breast and brain relapse.},
  author={Davide Adriano Santeufemia and Gianfranca Piredda and Giovanni Maria Fadda and Paolo Cossu Rocca and Salvatore Costantino and Giovanni Antonio Sanna and Maria Giuseppa Sarobba and Maria Antonietta Pinna and Carlo Putzu and Antonio Farris},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 34},
  pages={5565-8}
}
Esophageal cancer (EC) is a highly lethal disease. Approximately 50% of patients present with metastatic EC and most patients with localized EC will have local recurrence or develop metastases, despite potentially curative local therapy. The most common sites of distant recurrence are represented by lung, liver and bone while brain and breast metastases are rare. Usually patients with advanced disease are not treated aggressively and their median survival is six months. We report a woman… CONTINUE READING