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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lorenzen, S; Siveke, JT; van Oorschot, B 
Title:
Palliative and supportive therapy of esophageal cancer 
Abstract:
The prognosis for patients with advanced esophageal cancer is poor and palliative therapy for these patients necessitates a broad spectrum of different measures to relieve symptoms. However, the increasing knowledge of tumor biology of adenocarcinoma and squamous cell cancer of the esophagus may facilitate improved treatment options. Local treatment modalities include endoscopic stenting and hemostasis, radiotherapy and very rarely palliative resection. Systemic chemotherapy usually combines two...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Onkologe 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
1217-1221 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0947-8965 
TUM Institution:
III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik