Combination of Chemotherapy and Irradiation: A New Approach in the Treatment of Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer

Conference paper
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 110)


In an attempt to improve the conservative treatment of inoperable esophageal cancer we began 10 years ago to use the combined chemo-radiotherapy approach. Before conducting clinical trials we investigated the interaction of cytostatics and radiation in vitro on various cell lines.


Esophageal Cancer Toxic Side Effect Prospective Control Study Complete Responder Squamous Cell Esophageal Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Roth
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  1. 1.Central Institute for Tumors and Allied DiseasesZagrebYugoslavia

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