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Surgery Is Associated With Survival Benefit in T4a Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A National Analysis

Friday, January 3, 2020

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Vignesh Raman, Oliver K. Jawitz, Soraya L. Voigt, Norma E. Farrow, Shi-Fu J. Yang, Thomas A D’Amico, David H. Harpole Jr.

Using the NCDB, the authors evaluated outcomes for patients with T4a esophageal adenocarcinoma. Receipt of surgery, compared to definitive chemoradiotherapy, offered a significant benefit to overall survival (HR 0.26).  

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