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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Siewert, JR; Ott, K 
Titel:
Are squamous and adenocarcinomas of the esophagus the same disease? 
Abstract:
Esophageal cancer can be divided in squamous-cell cancer (SCC) and adenocarcinoma (Barrett cancer: AEG I) by histopathology. However, most studies do not differentiate between these two tumor entities. SCC is associated with a lower socioeconomic level with nicotine and alcohol abuse resulting in comorbidities like liver cirrhosis and reduced pulmonary function; in contrast, AEG I is associated with a high socioeconomic level and cardiovascular risk factors. The median age of patients with SCC...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Semin Radiat Oncol 
Jahr:
2007 
Band / Volume:
17 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
38-44 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1053-4296 
TUM Einrichtung:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik