Superiority of combined chemoradiotherapy to radiotherapy alone in patients with esophageal cancers. An intergroup study

  • M. Al-Sarraf
  • K. Martz
  • A. Herskovic
  • L. Leichman
  • J. S. Brindle
  • V. K. Vaitkevicius
  • J. Cooper
  • R. Byhardt
  • L. Davis
  • B. Emami
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Abstract

Superiority of combined chemoradiotherapy to radiotherapy alone in patients with esophageal cancers. An intergroup study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Al-Sarraf
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  • K. Martz
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  • A. Herskovic
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  • L. Leichman
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  • J. S. Brindle
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  • V. K. Vaitkevicius
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  • J. Cooper
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  • R. Byhardt
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  • L. Davis
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  • B. Emami
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  1. 1.Wayne State UniversityDetroitUSA
  2. 2.RTOG HeardquartersPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Oakwood HospitalDearbornUSA
  4. 4.University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  5. 5.University of North DakotaBismarckUSA
  6. 6.New York UniversityNew YorkUSA
  7. 7.Medical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  8. 8.Emory UniversityAtlantaUSA
  9. 9.Washington, UniversitySt-LouisUSA

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