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PET-CT Based Radiotherapy in Esophageal Cancer Patients

2014-08-27 03:12:25 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the locoregional control in PET/CT based radiotherapy treatment planning in the treatment of esophageal cancer patients.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Esophageal Neoplasms

Location

Atrium Hospital
Heerlen
Netherlands

Status

Recruiting

Source

Maastricht Radiation Oncology

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:25-0400

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