Esophageal cancer

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Key articles

National Cancer Institute. Esophageal cancer prevention - health professional version (PDQ®). Jun 2021 [internet publication].Full text

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology: esophageal and esophagogastric junction cancers [internet publication].Full text

van Hagen P, Hulshof MC, van Lanschot JJ, et al; CROSS Group. Preoperative chemoradiotherapy for esophageal or junctional cancer. N Engl J Med. 2012 May 31;366(22):2074-84.Full text  Abstract

Shapiro J, van Lanschot JJ, Hulshof MC, et al; CROSS study group. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy plus surgery versus surgery alone for oesophageal or junctional cancer (CROSS): long-term results of a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Sep;16(9):1090-8. Abstract

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology: esophageal and esophagogastric junction cancers [internet publication].Full text

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