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Current issues in oesophageal cancer

Current issues highlight some of the latest research into oesophageal cancer, new therapies becoming available and new drug treatments coming to the market.
  • Chemo-radiotherapy for oesophageal cancer Several trials have supported the superiority of chemotherapy used synchronously with radiotherapy for improving the survival of patients with oesophageal cancer. The usual dose of radiation in these...
  • Chemotherapy prior to surgery in oesophageal cancer A UK Medical Research Council trial result was presented at the 25th Congress of European Society of Medical Oncology (2000). 802 patients with oesophageal cancer were randomised to neoadjuvant (i.e....