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Largest study of its kind reveals women have superior response to esophageal cancer treatment

04:50 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Female patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer that is treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy before surgery are more likely to have a favorable response to the treatment than male patients are, and women are less likely to experience cancer recurrence, according to a study published online today in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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