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Influence of incomplete neoadjuvant chemotherapy on esophageal carcinoma.

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Summary of "Influence of incomplete neoadjuvant chemotherapy on esophageal carcinoma."

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) involving two cycles of cisplatin plus fluorouracil is recommended in Japan as a standard treatment for resectable, locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). We have encountered patients who were administered incomplete chemotherapy because of adverse events or the patient's refusal of treatment. Here, we retrospectively investigated the influence on perioperative outcomes and long-term prognosis of patients with ESCC who underwent complete (two cycles) or incomplete (one cycle) NAC.

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Name: International journal of clinical oncology
ISSN: 1437-7772
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