Advances in Radiotherapy Management of Esophageal Cancer
AbstractRadiation therapy (RT) as part of multidisciplinary oncologic care has been marked by profound advancements over the past decades. As part of multimodality therapy for esophageal cancer (EC), a prime goal of RT is to minimize not only treatment toxicities, but also postoperative complications and hospitalizations. Herein, discussion commences with the historical approaches to treating EC, including seminal trials supporting multimodality therapy. Subsequently, the impact of RT techniques, including three-dimensional conformal RT, intensity-modulated RT, and proton beam therapy, is examined through available data. We further discuss existing data and the potential for further development in the future, with an appraisal of the future outlook of technological advancements of RT for EC. View Full-Text
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Verma, V.; Moreno, A.C.; Lin, S.H. Advances in Radiotherapy Management of Esophageal Cancer. J. Clin. Med. 2016, 5, 91.
Verma V, Moreno AC, Lin SH. Advances in Radiotherapy Management of Esophageal Cancer. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2016; 5(10):91.Chicago/Turabian Style
Verma, Vivek; Moreno, Amy C.; Lin, Steven H. 2016. "Advances in Radiotherapy Management of Esophageal Cancer." J. Clin. Med. 5, no. 10: 91.
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