Superficial esophageal cancer: multicenter analysis of results of definitive radiation therapy in Japan.

@article{Okawa1995SuperficialEC,
  title={Superficial esophageal cancer: multicenter analysis of results of definitive radiation therapy in Japan.},
  author={Toshiaki Okawa and Mamoru Tanaka and Midori Kita-Okawa and Masamichi Nishio and Y Kikuchi and Hiroki Shirato and Shinobu Yamada and Hiroshi Asakawa and Hideo Niibe and Takushi Dokiya},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={196 1},
  pages={
          271-4
        }
}
  • Toshiaki Okawa, Mamoru Tanaka, +7 authors Takushi Dokiya
  • Published in Radiology 1995
  • Medicine
  • PURPOSE To assess the effectiveness of definitive radiation therapy in patients with superficial esophageal cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS Method of irradiation, local control rate, survival rate, and complications were assessed in 105 patients (89 men, 16 women; age range, 50-88 years) with superficial esophageal cancer treated with definitive radiation therapy at 15 hospitals in 1981-1990. RESULTS All lesions were confirmed to be squamous cell carcinoma. The overall 5-year survival rate… CONTINUE READING

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