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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Fakhrian, K; Ordu, A D; Haller, B; Theisen, J; Lordick, F; Bi?of, V; Molls, M; Geinitz, H 
Title:
Cisplatin- vs. oxaliplatin-based radiosensitizing chemotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus: a comparison of two preoperative radiochemotherapy regimens. 
Abstract:
To compare the outcomes of two neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy (N-RCT) regimens for squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (ESCC).The standard N-RCT regimen for ESCC at our institution between 2002 and 2011 was a total dose of 45 Gy (1.8-Gy fractions) with concomitant cisplatin (20 mg/m(2), days 1-5 and 29-33) and 5-fluorouracil (5-FU; 225 mg/m(2), 24 h continuous infusion on days 1-33). During the same period, a phase I/II study comparing the standard ESCC N-RCT protocol with a regimen identic...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Strahlenther Onkol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
190 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
987-92 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0179-7158 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für RadioOnkologie und Strahlentherapie; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie