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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Münch, Stefan; Pigorsch, Steffi U; Feith, Marcus; Slotta-Huspenina, Julia; Weichert, Wilko; Friess, Helmut; Combs, Stephanie E; Habermehl, Daniel 
Title:
Comparison of neoadjuvant chemoradiation with carboplatin/ paclitaxel or cisplatin/ 5-fluoruracil in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. 
Abstract:
Neoadjuvant chemoradiation (nCRT) is the treatment of choice for patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (SCC). Today radiation oncologists can choose between two different therapy regimes including chemoradiation with cisplatin and 5-fluoruracil (CDDP/5FU) and chemoradiation analogue to the CROSS-regime with carboplatin and paclitaxel (Carb/TAX). However, there is a lack of studies comparing these regimes, especially for the subgroup of patients with SCC. In this...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Radiat Oncol 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
12 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
182 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für RadioOnkologie und Strahlentherapie; Klinik und Poliklinik für Chirurgie; Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie