Endoscopic resection can be effective in esophageal adenocarcinoma

Endoscopic resection was associated with similar cancer-specific survival compared with esophagectomy in patients with stage T1b esophageal adenocarcinoma, according to research presented at the ACG Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting.Daryl Ramai, MD, from The Brooklyn Hospital Center, said esophagectomy has been the standard for the treatment of early esophageal cancer, but it is associated with high mortality and morbidity.“Early esophageal cancer can be effectively treated with endoscopic therapy, as there is a low risk of lymph node metastasis,” he said. “Most studies haveRead More

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