Technical considerations in radiation therapy for gastroesophageal junction cancer.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Contemporary randomized trials have demonstrated that radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy and surgery improves survival in both the neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment of gastroesophageal cancers. Consequently, radiation treatment planning and administration have taken on an added importance to ensure optimal outcomes as well as minimize treatment-related morbidity. This article highlights recent technical advances and considerations for radiation therapy planning for gastroesophageal junction tumors.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pepek, JM; Willett, CG; Czito, BG

Published Date

  • January 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 51 - 59

PubMed ID

  • 23207047

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-9461

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.semradonc.2012.09.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States