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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Lordick, F; Ebert, M; Stein, HJ 
Titel:
Current treatment approach to locally advanced esophageal cancer: is resection mandatory? 
Abstract:
Ongoing controversy surrounds the question of whether locally advanced cancer of the esophagus should be resected or treated with nonsurgical methods. Survival after resection, particularly of patients with squamous cell cancer, remains poor. Results of recent studies suggest that in cases of squamous cell cancer there is no clear survival advantage favoring surgery, but local tumor control is significantly improved after resection. Besides this clinically relevant difference, important issues c...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Future Oncol 
Jahr:
2006 
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Seitenangaben Beitrag:
717-721 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1479-6694 
TUM Einrichtung:
III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik