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Preoperative or Postoperative Therapy for Resectable Esophageal Cancer

Version: 4 ID: 2-11 Jun 2016
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Clinical
Document Status: Current
Authors:
R.A. Malthaner, R.K.S. Wong, K. Spithoff, R.B. Rumble, L. Zuraw , Gastrointestinal Cancer Disease Site Group

Patient Population

Adult patients with resectable, operable, and potentially curable thoracic (lower two thirds of esophagus) esophageal cancer for whom surgery is considered appropriate.

Research Question(s)

Should patients with resectable esophageal cancer receive preoperative or postoperative therapy along with surgery?

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