ASO Author Reflections: More May Not Be Better

  • Stephanie G. WorrellEmail author
  • Philip A. Linden
ASO Author Reflections



Stephanie G. Worrell and Philip A. Linden report no conflicts of interest.


  1. 1.
    Van Hagen P, Hulshof MC, Van Lanschot JJ, et al. Preoperative chemoradiotherapy for esophageal or junctional cancer. Engl J Med. 2012;366:2074–84.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Orringer MD, Forastriere AA, Perez-Tamayo C, et al. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy before transhiatal esophagrectomy for esophageal carcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 1990;49(3):348–55.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Goodman KA, Niedzwiecki D, Hall N, et al. Initial results of CALGB 80803 (Alliance): a randomized phase II trial of PET scan-directed combined modality therapy for esophageal cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2017;35(4 Suppl):1.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Worrell SG, Towe CW, Dorth JA, et al. Higher doses of neoadjuvant radiation for esophageal cancer do not affect the pathologic complete response rate or survival: a propensity-matched analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. Epub 30 Sep 2019.

Copyright information

© Society of Surgical Oncology 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterCase Western Reserve University School of MedicineClevelandUSA

Personalised recommendations