Temporal trends (1973–1997) in survival of patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma in the United States: a glimmer of hope?

@article{Eloubeidi2003TemporalT,
  title={Temporal trends (1973–1997) in survival of patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma in the United States: a glimmer of hope?},
  author={Mohamad Ali Eloubeidi and Andrew C Mason and Renee Ann Desmond and Hashem B. El-Serag},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={98},
  pages={1627-1633}
}
OBJECTIVE:The incidence and mortality related to esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) has been rising in the United States. Meanwhile, the number of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures has increased in number and improved technologically. However, the impact of these advances on the survival of EAC in clinical practice remains unknown.METHODS:Patients with histologically proven EAC between 1973 and 1997 were identified in registries of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database, and… CONTINUE READING