Published in Clinical Oncology Week, April 14th, 2003
"Autopsy studies provide information that may guide future patient management. This study analyzed autopsy findings in patients with esophageal cancers, with emphasis on the prevalence of incidentally diagnosed esophageal cancer, histologic subtypes, early-stage lesions, and any associated pathology," researchers in the Peoples Republic of China report.
"Autopsies detected 346 patients (306 men; 40 women) with esophageal carcinomas during a 30-year period, constituting an overall prevalence of 3.4%. Out of these patients, 30 (8.7%) were incidentally...
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