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Married patients are less likely to present with metastatic disease, more likely to adhere to treatment protocols, and less likely to die from their disease. Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Procedure Effective in Early Esophageal Cancer
A minimally invasive endoscopic procedure to remove superficial, early stage esophageal is as effective as surgery that removes the entire esophagus. End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive, Despite Patient Wishes
Although most patients with advanced cancer prefer hospice or palliative care that minimizes symptoms, many continue to receive aggressive treatment during their final weeks and months of life.
Cancer and its treatment can come with a variety of complications, some more serious... Advanced Directives
Living Wills Every competent adult has, in most cases, the freedom to accept or refuse... Caregivers
What is Caregiving and Who are Caregivers? Caregivers are individuals who provide...
Esophageal Cancer Management
Jon Albert, founder of the Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation shows the... Moving Bodies, Changing Lives
Moving On Aerobics helps women regain joy of movement and physical fitness after... Where Kids Can Be Kids… And Cancer Takes a Back Seat
Cancer camps for kids provide fun and camaraderie for children facing down a cancer...
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