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Esophageal Cancer Management
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Esophageal Cancer Clinical Trials
COGARAR0331 – Treatment of Childhood Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma with Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Concomitant Chemoradiotherapy Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx
GI-57 – Phase I/II Trial of Preoperative Oxaliplatin, Docetaxel, and Capecitabine with Concurrent Radiation Therapy in Localized Carcinoma of the Esophagus or Gastroesophageal Junction.
RTOG0436 – A Phase III Trial Evaluating the Addition of Cetuximab to Paclitaxel, Cisplatin, and Radiation for Patients with Esophageal Cancer Who Are Treated without Surgery