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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01498757
To explore biomarkers predictive of clinical response to Taxane/5-FU/platinum based chemotherapy in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. To identify negative predictive markers to 5-FU/platinum/Taxane. To elucidate signal transduction pathway attributable to 5-FU/platinum/Taxane resistance. To analyze correlation between the quantity of circulating tumor cells and circulating endothelial cell precursors and treatment response to Taxane/5-FU/platinum based chemotherapy.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma Patients treated with Taxane/5-FU/platinum based chemotherapy.