Published in Cancer Weekly, November 1st, 2005
"Limited locally recurrent esophageal carcinoma is rare, and little is known regarding effectiveness of re-resection. Medical records of 27 consecutive patients with locally recurrent esophageal carcinoma who underwent reoperation at our institution between February 1974 and January 2003 were analyzed. The original and recurrent cancer cell types were identical in all patients," scientists in the United States reported.
"Median disease-free interval was 19.4 months (range, 2.5 to 170 months). Recurrence was...
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