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Oesophagectomy after definitive chemoradiation in patients with locally advanced oesophageal cancer.

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AIMS: The clinical benefit of salvage oesophagectomy in patients who recur after radical chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is not clearly defined. This study retrospectively evaluated the outcome in patients who underwent salvage oesophagectomy having failed primary CRT. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between March 1999 and October 2005, 181 patients with oesophageal cancer were treated at the Royal Marsden Hospital with definitive CRT. Ten patients underwent salvage oesophagectomy. All of them had locally ad...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.clon.2007.12.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Journal:
Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))
Volume:
20
Issue:
3
Pages:
221-226
Publication date:
2008-04-05
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EISSN:
1433-2981
ISSN:
0936-6555
URN:
uuid:55a72a70-fc78-413d-a69b-da0a7c1430f3
Source identifiers:
366079
Local pid:
pubs:366079

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