Treatment of Locally Advanced Esophageal Carcinoma

Publication Date: June 22, 2020

Key Points

Key Points

  • Esophageal cancer is the 6th most common cancer worldwide, with an estimated 450,000 deaths per year.
  • Multimodality therapy for patients with locally advanced esophageal carcinoma is recommended.
    • For the subgroup of patients with adenocarcinoma, preoperative chemoradiotherapy or perioperative chemotherapy should be offered.
    • For the subgroup of patients with squamous cell carcinoma, preoperative chemoradiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy without surgery should be offered.

Treatment

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Practice Statement

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