Current best practices and rationalistic perspectives in causation-based prevention, early detection and multidisciplinary treatment of breast and gastric cancer

Gastric & Breast Cancer e-journal
DOI: 10.2122/gbc.2012.0219


Pre-treatment diagnostics of esophageal cancer and the role of EUS.

Ernst Hanisch, MD.

Affiliation: Prof. Ernst Hanisch, Chefarzt und Ärztlicher Direktor, Klinik für Allgemein- Viszeral- und Endokrine Chirurgie, Asklepios Klinik Langen, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der JWG-Universität Frankfurt, Röntgenstr 20, 63225 Langen.

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Despite sensitivity and high response rate to neoadjuvant chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy in esophageal cancer, pre-treatment identification of responder patients still remains a grand challenge. Could endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) be useful before, during and after completion of neoadjuvant treatment be used for monitoring the disease and improving therapeutic decisions?

(Citation: Gastric & Breast Cancer 2012; 11(2): 91-93)

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