Miami Cancer Institute Multispecialty Grand Rounds – Update on Radiotherapy for Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal cancer is a severe illness usually leading usually to death. Radical surgery is the most successful treatment, but most patients are not operable at the time of diagnosis. For these patients external beam radiotherapy with or without concurrent chemotherapy offers the best choice for cure or palliation.
|Live- MCI – Tumor Board Room - 3N110|
Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Nurses, Social Workers, Patient Navigators and all other interested healthcare professionals.
- Implement the role of trimodality therapy (neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery) for esophageal cancer.
- Assess the role of definitive chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer.
- Identify the role of palliative radiotherapy for esophageal cancer.
Christopher L. Hallemeier, M.D.
Christopher L. Hallemeier, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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