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A Prospective Randomized Trial of Pre- and Postoperative Chemotherapy in Patients with Esophageal Cancer

  • Junsuke Shibata
  • Hiroyuki Naito
  • Akira Kawaguchi
  • Yoshihiro Endo
  • Masashi Kodama
Conference paper

Abstract

Most patients with esophageal cancer are at an advanced stage when they were referred to surgeons, and the prognosis is generally poor. However, operative mortality rates after radical operation for esophageal cancer have decreased with improvement of operative procedures and perioperative care.

Keywords

Esophageal Cancer Postoperative Chemotherapy Chemotherapy Group Thoracic Esophagus Thoracic Esophagectomy 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Junsuke Shibata
  • Hiroyuki Naito
  • Akira Kawaguchi
  • Yoshihiro Endo
  • Masashi Kodama
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  1. 1.First Department of SurgeryShiga University of Medical ScienceOtsu ShigaJapan

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