Surgery With or Without Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Stage II or Stage III Cancer of the Esophagus
This study has been completed.
European Institute of Oncology
First Posted: September 3, 2004
Last Update Posted: September 20, 2013
Information provided by:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||June 2001|
|Primary Completion Date:||No date given|
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Ancona E, Ruol A, Santi S, et al.: Major response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy leads to improved long-term survival in potentially resectable (T2-3, any N, M0) esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Final report of a randomized trial of neoadjuvant chemotherapy versus surgery alone. [Abstract] Proceedings of the European Surgical Association 7th annual meeting, Amsterdam, April 14-15, 2000.