Principles and techniques of radiation therapy for esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancers.


Journal Article (Review)

Radiation therapy serves an integral role in the primary and adjuvant treatment of esophagus cancer. Radiation techniques continue to improve, providing more accurate localization of the tumor while limiting dose to normal structures. This article reviews current practices and recommendations for radiation therapy technique for esophageal and gastroesophageal malignancies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hazard, L; Yang, G; McAleer, MF; Hayman, J; Willett, C

Published Date

  • October 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 870 - 878

PubMed ID

  • 18926096

Pubmed Central ID

  • 18926096

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1540-1405

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.6004/jnccn.2008.0065


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States