Translated Titles

Advanced Carcinoma of the Esophagus: Results of Radiotherapy Alone Verus Pre-Operative Radiotherapy


張國華(Kou-Hwa Chang);林光大(Kuang-Tah Lin);許文林(Wen-Lin Sheu);陳政隆(Cheng-Lung Chen);符振中(Jene-John Fu)

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Volume or Term/Year and Month of Publication

10卷2期(1985 / 06 / 01)

Page #

115 - 121

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Chinese Abstract


English Abstract

The results of treatment of 31 patients who were given radiotherapy alone and 12 patients who were given pre-operative radiotherapy for advanced carcinoma of the esophagus between 1975 and 1980 are presented. The tumor dose for radiotherapy alone was 60 Gy in 30 fractions, 5 fractions per week. Patients were given 3 weeks rest when tumor dose reached to 40 Gy, NSD was 1674. The tumor dose for pre-operative radiotherapy was 40-50 Gy in 4-5 weeks or 20 Gy in 1 week, NSD was 1257-1436 or 1103. The 3-year survival rates for radiotherapy alone and for pre-operative radiotherapy patients are 9.7% and 25%, and 5-year survival rates are 9.7 and 16.6% respectively.

Topic Category 醫藥衛生 > 基礎醫學