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Esophageal Cancer | Risk Factors for Esophageal Stenosis Following Radiotherapy

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for esophageal stenosis following radiation therapy of an esophageal cancer as reported by Atsumi et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T66

Description:

Atsumi et al identified risk factors for esophageal stenosis following radiotherapy for esophageal cancer. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from modified or alternative therapy to reduce the risk of stenosis. The authors are from Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan.

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