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Esophageal Cancer Trial Results

  • Preoperative Chemotherapy, Radiation Improve Survival in Esophageal Cancer
    (Posted: 06/14/2012) - Patients with esophageal cancer who received chemotherapy and radiation before surgery survived, on average, nearly twice as long as patients treated with surgery alone, according to results of a randomized clinical trial published May 31, 2012, in the New England Journal of Medicine.
  • Can Aspirin Reduce Cancer Risk and Mortality?
    (Posted: 03/30/2011) - A meta-analysis of eight clinical trials involving regular aspirin use showed a substantial reduction in mortality for a number of different cancers.