Prolonged radiotherapy duration may negatively affect outcomes in esophageal cancer

Prolonged radiotherapy duration appeared associated with inferior DFS among a cohort of patients with esophageal cancer, according to study results published in JAMA Network Open.Findings additionally showed that women and those with race/ethnicity other than white appeared most likely to experience longer radiotherapy duration and interruptions.The unplanned, post-hoc, secondary analysis of three NCI-sponsored NRG Oncology prospective, multi-institutional, phase 3 randomized clinical trials included 509 patients (median age, 64 years; 82% men; 74% white) with nonmetastatic esophageal cancerRead More

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