Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Surgical Studies on the Role of MicroRNAs in Esophageal Cancer|
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2017 -
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Background: Despite significant reductions in the morbidity and mortality associated with esophagectomy, survival for patients with esophageal cancer remains dismal. In most patients, adjunctive therapies including chemotherapy and radiation are beneficial. In fact, patients who achieve a complete pathologic response (pCR) after treatment with chemotherapy and radiation followed by esophagectomy often experience greatly improved survival. Unfortunately, the percentage of patients who currently a...
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