publication . Other literature type . Article . 2011

Definitive chemoradiation for oesophageal cancer--a standard of care in patients with non-metastatic oesophageal cancer.

S. Gwynne; C. Hurt; M. Evans; C. Holden; L. Vout; T. Crosby;
  • Published: 01 Apr 2011
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract Aims A retrospective analysis was carried out of 291 cases of oesophageal cancer treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy (dCRT) at a single UK cancer centre between 1995 and 2009. Our protocol consisted of two cycles of neoadjuvant platinum-based chemotherapy followed by two further cycles given concurrently with 50 Gy of external beam radiotherapy delivered in 25 fractions over 5 weeks. Materials and methods Demographic, patient and outcome data were recorded prospectively through an electronic health record and retrospectively analysed, using appropriate statistical tools. Results Data on 266 patients were available for analysis. The median age was ...
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free text keywords: Oncology, Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging, Standard of care, Cancer, medicine.disease, medicine, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, Disease, External beam radiotherapy, medicine.medical_treatment, Pathology, business.industry, business, Disease control, Chemoradiotherapy, Medical record, Chemotherapy
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2011

Definitive chemoradiation for oesophageal cancer--a standard of care in patients with non-metastatic oesophageal cancer.

S. Gwynne; C. Hurt; M. Evans; C. Holden; L. Vout; T. Crosby;