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Incidence and Risk Factors for Isolated Esophageal Cancer Recurrence to the Brain

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Tamar B. Nobel, Nikita Dave, Mahmoud Eljalby, Xinxin Xingg, Arianna Barbetta, Meier Hsu, Kay See Tan, Yelena Janjigian, Manjit S. Bains, Smita Sihag, David R. Jones, Daniela Molena

In this retrospective study of 1760 patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering, isolated brain metastases occurred in 2% during follow-up. More than half of those developed within one year of resection. Response to induction therapy was associated with long-term survival in these patients.

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