Superficial Carcinoma of the Esophagus in Japan: Curable Lesion
About 20 years ago superficial carcinoma of the esophagus was rare, and reports of only single cases were presented at medical society meetings or in medical journals in Japan. Today superficial carcinoma has become much more common. We therefore describe recent clinicopathological findings for esophageal carcinomas in Japan, focusing especially on superficial lesions.
KeywordsEsophageal Cancer Esophageal Carcinoma Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Vessel Invasion Lymph Esophageal Disease
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