Published in Cancer Weekly, September 13th, 2005
According to recent research from the Netherlands, "Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, or GEJ, has a poor prognosis. Early lesions (i.e. high grade dysplasia [HGD] or T1-carcinoma) are potentially curable."
"Local endoscopic therapies are promising treatment options for superficial lesions; however, for deeper lesions, surgical resection is considered to be the treatment of choice. To contribute to therapeutic decision-making, we retrospectively analyzed the outcome of transhiatal esophagectomy in 120 patients with...
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