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Long-Term Quality of Life After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer

Thursday, February 9, 2023

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Amit Katz, MD, Yehonatan Nevo, MD, Jose Luis Ramírez García Luna, MD, PhD, Sonia Anchouche, DEC, James Tankel, MD, Natasha Caminsky, MDCM, MSc, Carmen Mueller, MD, MEd, Jonathan Spicer, MD, PhD, Jonathan Cools-Lartigue, MD, PhD, Lorenzo Ferri, MD, PhD

To understand the shift toward nonsurgical management of esophageal cancer, researchers set out to determine the long-term quality of life (QOL) after esophagectomy. This study found that, in esophagectomy patients surviving more than three years, QOL did not differ significantly from the normative population reference values.

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