The role of induction therapy

Jacob R. Moremen, Elaine N. Skopelja, Duy Khanh P. Ceppa

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The incidence of esophageal cancer has been steadily increasing. The 5-year survival of esophageal cancer has minimally improved over the past 30 years. In this article, we review the management of esophageal cancer, focusing on the literature investigating the role of induction chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S309-S313
JournalJournal of Thoracic Disease
Issue numberSUPPL.3
StatePublished - 2014


  • Chemotherapy
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Radiation therapy
  • Trimodality therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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