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Esophageal Cancer

How are advanced tumors of the esophagus treated?

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    Patients with more advanced tumors of the esophagus are encouraged to undergo multimodality therapy with chemotherapy and radiation therapy followed by surgery. Preoperative therapy increases the likelihood of complete removal of the tumor, and increases cure rate.
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