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Esophageal Cancer – Treatment

Posted January 4, 2012

Photodynamic therapy for obstructive esophageal malignancies

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Photodynamic therapy

McCaughan, J. S. 1999. Photodynamic therapy for obstructive esophageal malignancies. Diagn Ther Endosc 5 (3):167-74.

omega-3 Fatty acid-containing diet (Racol) reduces toxicity of chemoradiation therapy for patients with esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: omega-3 fatty acid to enhance immunity

Minami, Y., H. Miyata, Y. Doki, M. Yano, M. Yamasaki, S. Takiguchi, Y. Fujiwara, T. Yasuda, and M. Monden. 2008. [omega-3 Fatty acid-containing diet (Racol) reduces toxicity of chemoradiation therapy for patients with esophageal cancer]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 35 (3):437-40.

Vegetables, fruits, related dietary antioxidants, and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus: A case-control study in Uruguay

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Antioxidant (fruits & Vegetable) reduce risk

De Stefani, E., P. Brennan, P. Boffetta, A. L. Ronco, M. Mendilaharsu, and H. Deneo-Pellegrini. 2000. Vegetables, fruits, related dietary antioxidants, and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus: a case-control study in Uruguay. Nutr Cancer 38 (1):23-9.

Therapy of carcinoma of the oesophagus: Either attempt it not or succeed.

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Antineoplastic-drug; bleomycin; cisplatin; early diagnosis; esophagus; human; methotrexate; methyl-gag; mitomycin c; paclitaxel; radiotherapy; surgery; treatment success; vindesine; vitamin-drug; 5-fluorouracil

Ajani, J. A. 1995. Therapy of carcinoma of the oesophagus: either attempt it not or succeed. Eur J Cancer 31A (5):790-3.

Riboflavin deficiency and esophageal cancer: A case control-household study in the Caspian Littoral of Iran

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Riboflavin deficiency

Siassi, F., and P. Ghadirian. 2005. Riboflavin deficiency and esophageal cancer: a case control-household study in the Caspian Littoral of Iran. Cancer Detect Prev 29 (5):464-9.

Esophageal cancer: its epidemiology, risk factors and prevention

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Castellsague, X., and N. Munoz. 1997. [Esophageal cancer: its epidemiology, risk factors and prevention]. Gastroenterol Hepatol 20 (5):231-8.

Dietary patterns and risk of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a case-control study.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Hajizadeh, B., B. Rashidkhani, A. H. Rad, S. M. Moasheri, and H. Saboori. Dietary patterns and risk of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a case-control study. Public Health Nutr 13 (7):1107-12.

A case-control study of diet and social factors in cancer of the esophagus in Transkei

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Sammon, A. M. 1992. A case-control study of diet and social factors in cancer of the esophagus in Transkei. Cancer 69 (4):860-5.

Dietary patterns and risk of squamous-cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia: A population-based case-control study in Sweden

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Bahmanyar, S., and W. Ye. 2006. Dietary patterns and risk of squamous-cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia: a population-based case-control study in Sweden. Nutr Cancer 54 (2):171-8.

Predictive and prognostic factors in patients with an oesophageal carcinoma treated with chemoradiotherapy: The key role of nutritional parameters

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Chemotherapy

Duclos, A., F. Di Fiore, S. Lecleire, and P. Michel. 2009. Predictive and prognostic factors in patients with an esophageal carcinoma treated with chemoradiotherapy: the key role of nutritional parameters. Gastroenterol Clin Biol 33 (6-7):491-2.

Comparative evaluation of therapeutic approaches in stage III and IV squamous cell carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus with conventional radiotherapy and endoscopic treatment in combination and endoscopic treatment alone: A randomized prospective trial

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy & surgery

Kharadi, M. Y., A. Qadir, F. A. Khan, and M. S. Khuroo. 1997. Comparative evaluation of therapeutic approaches in stage III and IV squamous cell carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus with conventional radiotherapy and endoscopic treatment in combination and endoscopic treatment alone: a randomized prospective trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 39 (2):309-20.

Oesophageal cancer and cachexia: The effect of short-term treatment with thalidomide on weight loss and lean body mass

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Thalidomide

Khan, Z. H., E. J. Simpson, A. T. Cole, M. Holt, I. MacDonald, D. Pye, A. Austin, and J. G. Freeman. 2003. Oesophageal cancer and cachexia: the effect of short-term treatment with thalidomide on weight loss and lean body mass. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 17 (5):677-82.

Treatment results of chemoradiotherapy for clinical stage I (T1N0M0) esophageal carcinoma

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Chemotherapy

Yamada, K., M. Murakami, Y. Okamoto, Y. Okuno, T. Nakajima, F. Kusumi, H. Takakuwa, and S. Matsusue. 2006. Treatment results of chemoradiotherapy for clinical stage I (T1N0M0) esophageal carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64 (4):1106-11.

Risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus in women: a case-control study.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Sharp, L., C. E. Chilvers, K. K. Cheng, P. A. McKinney, R. F. Logan, P. Cook-Mozaffari, A. Ahmed, and N. E. Day. 2001. Risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus in women: a case-control study. Br J Cancer 85 (11):1667-70.

Nutrient intake and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus: A case-control study in Uruguay

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

De Stefani, E., A. L. Ronco, P. Boffetta, H. Deneo-Pellegrini, G. Acosta, P. Correa, and M. Mendilaharsu. 2006. Nutrient intake and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus: a case-control study in Uruguay. Nutr Cancer 56 (2):149-57.

The management of treatment-related esophageal complications in children and adolescents with cancer

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy

Lal, D. R., H. R. Foroutan, W. T. Su, S. L. Wolden, F. Boulad, and M. P. La Quaglia. 2006. The management of treatment-related esophageal complications in children and adolescents with cancer. J Pediatr Surg 41 (3):495-9.

Squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus treatment by combined vincristine-methotrexate plus folinic-acid rescue and cisplatin before radiotherapy

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Combined vincristine-methotrexate plus folinic-acid rescue and cisplatin before radiotherapy

Resbeut, M., E. Le Prise-Fleury, M. Ben-Hassel, M. J. Goudier, M. F. Morice-Rouxel, J. Y. Douillard, and C. Chenal. 1985. Squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. Treatment by combined vincristine-methotrexate plus folinic acid rescue and cisplatin before radiotherapy. Cancer 56 (6):1246-50.

Treatment results of esophageal carcinoma of clinical T3, T4M0: historical comparison between neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery or definitive radiotherapy and conventional surgery.

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery

Murakami, M., Y. Kuroda, S. Matsusue, Y. Okamoto, T. Nakajima, S. Nishimura, F. Kusumi, K. Hajiro, and H. Takeda. 2000. Treatment results of esophageal carcinoma of clinical T3, T4M0: historical comparison between neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery or definitive radiotherapy and conventional surgery. Oncol Rep 7 (3):571-8.

Modelling the relative risk of esophageal cancer in a case-control study

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Valsecchi, M. G. 1992. Modelling the relative risk of esophageal cancer in a case-control study. J Clin Epidemiol 45 (4):347-55.

The role of vegetable and fruit consumption in the aetiology of squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus: A case-control study in Uruguay

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

De Stefani, E., P. Boffetta, H. Deneo-Pellegrini, A. L. Ronco, P. Correa, and M. Mendilaharsu. 2005. The role of vegetable and fruit consumption in the aetiology of squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus: a case-control study in Uruguay. Int J Cancer 116 (1):130-5.

A case-control study of esophageal cancer in Linxian, People’s Republic of China.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Li, J. Y., Z. J. Chen, A. G. Ershow, and W. J. Blot. 1985. A case-control study of esophageal cancer in Linxian, People’s Republic of China. Natl Cancer Inst Monogr 69:5-7.

Esophageal carcinoma. Results of telecobalttherapy in comparison with conventional x-ray depth therapy

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Telecobalt therapy

Eichhorn, H. J., and K. H. Rotte. 1966. [Esophageal carcinoma. Results of telecobalttherapy in comparison with conventional x-ray depth therapy]. Med Klin 61 (14):539-42.

Comparison of irradiation results of advanced oesophagus carcinomas between conventional X ray deep therapy and telecobalt therapy

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy/telecobalt therapy

Quentin, E., and E. Schumann. 1975. [Comparison of irradiation results of advanced oesophagus carcinomas between conventional x-ray deep therapy and telecobalt therapy (author’s transl)]. Radiobiol Radiother (Berl) 16 (2):157-60.

Dietary acrylamide intake and risk of esophageal cancer in a population-based case-control study in Sweden.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Lin, Y., J. Lagergren, and Y. Lu. Dietary acrylamide intake and risk of esophageal cancer in a population-based case-control study in Sweden. Int J Cancer 128 (3):676-81.

Fruit and vegetable consumption in the prevention of oesophageal and cardia cancers.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Terry, P., J. Lagergren, H. Hansen, A. Wolk, and O. Nyren. 2001. Fruit and vegetable consumption in the prevention of oesophageal and cardia cancers. Eur J Cancer Prev 10 (4):365-9.

Combined treatment of esophageal cancer: a review

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Chemoradiation therapy

Cesas, A., and A. Bagajevas. 2004. [Combined treatment of esophageal cancer: a review]. Medicina (Kaunas) 40 Suppl 1:161-5.

Endoscopic submucosal dissection is superior to conventional endoscopic resection as a curative treatment for early squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (with video)

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery

Takahashi, H., Y. Arimura, H. Masao, S. Okahara, T. Tanuma, J. Kodaira, H. Kagaya, Y. Shimizu, K. Hokari, H. Tsukagoshi, Y. Shinomura, and M. Fujita. Endoscopic submucosal dissection is superior to conventional endoscopic resection as a curative treatment for early squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (with video). Gastrointest Endosc 72 (2):255-64, 264 e1-2.

Adjuvant therapies for cancer of the thoracic esophagus

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy & surgery

Nishihira, T., T. Nakano, and S. Mori. 1994. Adjuvant therapies for cancer of the thoracic esophagus. World J Surg 18 (3):388-98.

A prospective phase II evaluation of esophageal stenting for neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer: Optimal performance and surgical safety

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery

Brown, R. E., A. E. Abbas, S. Ellis, S. Williams, C. R. Scoggins, K. M. McMasters, and R. C. Martin, 2nd. A prospective phase II evaluation of esophageal stenting for neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer: optimal performance and surgical safety. J Am Coll Surg 212 (4):582-8; discussion 588-9.

Oesophageal cancer in patients with head and neck cancers: Therapeutic implications

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery

Mariette, C., S. Fabre, J. M. Balon, L. Finzi, D. Chevalier, and J. P. Triboulet. 2002. [Oesophageal cancer in patients with head and neck cancers: therapeutic implications]. Ann Chir 127 (10):757-64.

Dynamics of clinical and laboratory indices in radio therapy of patients with esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy

Buzovkina, L. P. 1976. [Dynamics of clinico-laboratory indicators during radiation therapy of esophageal cancer]. Med Radiol (Mosk) 21 (9):12-7.

Perioperative supplementation of EPA reduces immunosuppression induced by postoperative chemoradiation therapy in patients with esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Parenteral nutrition

Takagi, K., H. Yamamori, K. Furukawa, M. Miyazaki, and T. Tashiro. 2001. Perioperative supplementation of EPA reduces immunosuppression induced by postoperative chemoradiation therapy in patients with esophageal cancer. Nutrition 17 (6):478-9.

Nonsurgical treatment of esophageal perforations after endoscopic palliation in advanced esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Alternative

Treatment: Laser Therapy

Bisgaard, T., M. Wojdemann, H. Heindorff, and L. B. Svendsen. 1997. Nonsurgical treatment of esophageal perforations after endoscopic palliation in advanced esophageal cancer. Endoscopy 29 (3):155-9.

Esophageal cancer and diet – A case-control study

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Prasad, M. P., T. P. Krishna, S. Pasricha, K. Krishnaswamy, and M. A. Quereshi. 1992. Esophageal cancer and diet–a case-control study. Nutr Cancer 18 (1):85-93.

Small-cell carcinoma of the esophagus treatment by endoscopy

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery

Di Felice, G., M. Dal Fante, and P. Spinelli. 1990. Small-cell carcinoma of the esophagus. Treatment by endoscopy. Surg Endosc 4 (2):118-21.

Combined treatment approach in surgical management of carcinoma of the esophagus: a preliminary report.

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery

Miller, J. I., B. McIntyre, and C. R. Hatcher, Jr. 1985. Combined treatment approach in surgical management of carcinoma of the esophagus: a preliminary report. Ann Thorac Surg 40 (3):289-93.

Role of esophagogastroscopy in application and follow-up of high-dose-rate brachytherapy (HDRB) for treatment of esophageal carcinoma.

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy

Greene, F. L., R. J. Boulware, and J. Bianco. 1995. Role of esophagogastroscopy in application and follow-up of high-dose-rate brachytherapy (HDRB) for treatment of esophageal carcinoma. Surg Laparosc Endosc 5 (6):425-30.

Esophageal tumors treatment by endoscopic intubation

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery

Spinelli, P., G. Casella, F. G. Cerrai, A. Mancini, and E. Meroni. 1990. Esophageal tumors–treatment by endoscopic intubation. Surg Endosc 4 (4):202-5.

Nutritional support with endoluminal stenting during neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal malignancy

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Parenteral Nutrition

Bower, M., W. Jones, B. Vessels, C. Scoggins, and R. Martin. 2009. Nutritional support with endoluminal stenting during neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal malignancy. Ann Surg Oncol 16 (11):3161-8.

Palliative treatment options for esophageal and gastric cancer

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery, radiation

Eickhoff, A., R. Jakobs, and J. F. Riemann. 2004. [Palliative treatment options for esophageal and gastric cancer]. Internist (Berl) 45 (7):756-68.

Comprehensive prevention and treatment for esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Lu, S., P. Lin, G. Wang, X. Luo, and M. Wu. 1999. Comprehensive prevention and treatment for esophageal cancer. Chin Med J (Engl) 112 (10):918-23.

Esophacoil expanding stent in the management of patients with nonresectable malignant esophageal or cardiac neoplasm: A prospective study

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Stent

Olsen, E., R. Thyregaard, and J. Kill. 1999. Esophacoil expanding stent in the management of patients with nonresectable malignant esophageal or cardiac neoplasm: a prospective study. Endoscopy 31 (6):417-20.

Self-expanding plastic esophageal stents versus jejunostomy tubes for the maintenance of nutrition during neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy in patients with esophageal cancer: A retrospective study

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: radiotherapy/Stent

Siddiqui, A. A., C. Glynn, D. Loren, and T. Kowalski. 2009. Self-expanding plastic esophageal stents versus jejunostomy tubes for the maintenance of nutrition during neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy in patients with esophageal cancer: a retrospective study. Dis Esophagus 22 (3):216-22.

Diet and squamous-cell cancer of the oesophagus: A French multicentre case-control study

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Launoy, G., C. Milan, N. E. Day, M. P. Pienkowski, M. Gignoux, and J. Faivre. 1998. Diet and squamous-cell cancer of the oesophagus: a French multicentre case-control study. Int J Cancer 76 (1):7-12.

Risk factors for cancer of the esophagus: A case control study in a metropolitan area of South-Eastern Brazil.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Gimeno, S. G., J. M. de Souza, A. P. Mirra, P. Correa, and W. Haenszel. 1995. [Risk factors for cancer of the esophagus: a case control study in a metropolitan area of south-eastern Brazil]. Rev Saude Publica 29 (3):159-65.

Nutrient intake and esophageal cancer in the Caspian littoral of Iran: a case-control study.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Siassi, F., Z. Pouransari, and P. Ghadirian. 2000. Nutrient intake and esophageal cancer in the Caspian littoral of Iran: a case-control study. Cancer Detect Prev 24 (3):295-303.

Prevention of esophageal cancer: The nutrition intervention trials in Linxian, China

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Taylor, P. R., B. Li, S. M. Dawsey, J. Y. Li, C. S. Yang, W. Guo, and W. J. Blot. 1994. Prevention of esophageal cancer: the nutrition intervention trials in Linxian, China. Linxian Nutrition Intervention Trials Study Group. Cancer Res 54 (7 Suppl):2029s-2031s.

Nutritional management during neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Bower, M. R., and R. C. Martin, 2nd. 2009. Nutritional management during neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer. J Surg Oncol 100 (1):82-7.

Prevention trials on oesophageal and stomach cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Buiatti, E. 1994. Prevention trials on oesophageal and stomach cancer. Eur J Cancer Prev 3 (4):379-82.

Management for patients with advanced T4 epidermoid carcinoma of the esophagus.

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy

Wang, L. S., K. H. Chi, M. H. Hu, H. J. Fahn, and M. H. Huang. 1996. Management for patients with advanced T4 epidermoid carcinoma of the esophagus. J Surg Oncol 62 (1):22-9.

Causes of gastric and esophageal cancer. Possible approach to prevention by vitamin C.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Vitamin C

Weisburger, J. H. 1985. Causes of gastric and esophageal cancer. Possible approach to prevention by vitamin C. Int J Vitam Nutr Res Suppl 27:381-402.

Enteral nutrition enriched with eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) preserves lean body mass following esophageal cancer surgery: Results of a double-blinded randomized controlled trial

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Ryan, A. M., J. V. Reynolds, L. Healy, M. Byrne, J. Moore, N. Brannelly, A. McHugh, D. McCormack, and P. Flood. 2009. Enteral nutrition enriched with eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) preserves lean body mass following esophageal cancer surgery: results of a double-blinded randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 249 (3):355-63.

Nutritional management of patients with esophageal and esophagogastric junction cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Riccardi, D., and K. Allen. 1999. Nutritional Management of Patients With Esophageal and Esophagogastric Junction Cancer. Cancer Control 6 (1):64-72.

An investigation into the current peri-operative nutritional management of oesophageal carcinoma patients in major carcinoma centres in England

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Murphy, P. M., P. Modi, J. Rahamim, T. Wheatley, and S. J. Lewis. 2006. An investigation into the current peri-operative nutritional management of oesophageal carcinoma patients in major carcinoma centres in England. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88 (4):358-62.

Nutritional support in patients with cancer of the esophagus: Impact on nutritional status, patient compliance to therapy, and survival

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Bozzetti, F., L. Cozzaglio, C. Gavazzi, P. Bidoli, G. Bonfanti, F. Montalto, H. Soto Parra, M. Valente, and R. Zucali. 1998. Nutritional support in patients with cancer of the esophagus: impact on nutritional status, patient compliance to therapy, and survival. Tumori 84 (6):681-6.

The role of radiation therapy in the management of esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy

Raman, N. V., and W. Small, Jr. 1999. The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Management of Esophageal Cancer. Cancer Control 6 (1):53-62.

Prevention of esophageal cancer: the nutrition intervention trials in Linxian, China. Linxian Nutrition Intervention Trials Study Group.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Taylor, P. R., B. Li, S. M. Dawsey, J. Y. Li, C. S. Yang, W. Guo, and W. J. Blot. 1994. Prevention of esophageal cancer: the nutrition intervention trials in Linxian, China. Linxian Nutrition Intervention Trials Study Group. Cancer Res 54 (7 Suppl):2029s-2031s.

Treatment of the esophageal cancer: The impact of peri-operative parenteral nutrition

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Pavia, R., P. Barresi, V. Piermanni, B. Mondello, and R. Urgesi. 2006. [Treatment of the esophageal cancer: the impact of peri-operative parenteral nutrition]. Recenti Prog Med 97 (4):219-24.

Radiation therapy of esophageal cancer and nutrition control

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy

Hamada, M., S. Mikuriya, and M. Nakano. 1964. [Radiation Therapy of Esophageal Cancer and Nutrition Control]. Gan No Rinsho 10:398-402.

Nutrition support improves patient outcomes, treatment tolerance and admission characteristics in oesophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Odelli, C., D. Burgess, L. Bateman, A. Hughes, S. Ackland, J. Gillies, and C. E. Collins. 2005. Nutrition support improves patient outcomes, treatment tolerance and admission characteristics in oesophageal cancer. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 17 (8):639-45.

Evaluation of nutritional state of patients with esophageal cancer treated by total parenteral nutrition

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Mulieri, M., L. Cetorelli, P. A. Migliaccio, D. Sorrentino, and M. Ticca. 1980. [Evaluation of nutritional state of patients with esophageal cancer treated by total parenteral nutrition]. Tumori 66 (5):623-34.

A nested case-control study of oesophageal and stomach cancers in the Linxian nutrition intervention trial

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Guo, W., W. J. Blot, J. Y. Li, P. R. Taylor, B. Q. Liu, W. Wang, Y. P. Wu, W. Zheng, S. M. Dawsey, B. Li, and et al. 1994. A nested case-control study of oesophageal and stomach cancers in the Linxian nutrition intervention trial. Int J Epidemiol 23 (3):444-50.

Multidisciplinary therapeutic approach for maintaining long-term nutritional status for patient with advanced esophageal carcinoma confounded by dermatomyositis

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Laser Therapy

Ikeda, K., and Y. Kimura. 2008. [Postoperative nutritional management for esophageal cancer patients]. Kyobu Geka 61 (8 Suppl):726-30.

Baseline nutritional status is predictive of response to treatment and survival in patients treated by definitive chemoradiotherapy for a locally advanced esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Radiotherapy

Di Fiore, F., S. Lecleire, D. Pop, O. Rigal, H. Hamidou, B. Paillot, P. Ducrotte, E. Lerebours, and P. Michel. 2007. Baseline nutritional status is predictive of response to treatment and survival in patients treated by definitive chemoradiotherapy for a locally advanced esophageal cancer. Am J Gastroenterol 102 (11):2557-63.

Artificial nutritional approach in the palliative treatment of esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Venuti, A., A. Pollicino, and G. Sansotta. 1991. [Artificial nutritional approach in the palliative treatment of esophageal cancer]. Ann Ital Chir 62 (4):363-4; discussion 365.

Role of nutrition support during induction chemoradiation therapy in esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Sikora, S. S., U. Ribeiro, J. M. Kane, 3rd, R. J. Landreneau, B. Lembersky, and M. C. Posner. 1998. Role of nutrition support during induction chemoradiation therapy in esophageal cancer. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 22 (1):18-21.

Nutritional management for perioperative carcinoma of the esophagus

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Nakano, T., R. Shineha, T. Nishihira, and S. Mori. 1991. [Nutritional management for perioperative carcinoma of the esophagus]. Nihon Rinsho 49 Suppl:351-5.

Correlation of pre-operative nutritional condition with post-operative complications in surgical treatment for oesophageal carcinoma

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Nozoe, T., Y. Kimura, M. Ishida, H. Saeki, D. Korenaga, and K. Sugimachi. 2002. Correlation of pre-operative nutritional condition with post-operative complications in surgical treatment for oesophageal carcinoma. Eur J Surg Oncol 28 (4):396-400.

Effect of nutritional treatment of esophageal cancer patients on pre and post-operative hemodynamic changes and postoperative lung complications

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Yoshihara, H. 1988. [Effect of nutritional treatment of esophageal cancer patients on pre and post-operative hemodynamic changes and postoperative lung complications]. Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 89 (6):815-21.

The postoperative care and treatment in esophageal cancer (4). Postoperative follow up-(recurrence, nutritional management and after-care of IC)

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Ide, H., H. Nakamura, M. Ohota, K. Tanigawa, A. Kobayashi, K. Yoshida, K. Hayashi, T. Nakamura, and R. Eguchi. 1996. [The postoperative care and treatment in esophageal cancer (4). Postoperative follow up-(recurrence, nutritional management and after-care of IC)]. Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 97 (6):455-9.

Photodynamic therapy for the plliation of esophageal cancer: Expensive endoscopic technique or inexpensive cancer treatment?

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Photodynamic therapy

Wolfsen, H. C. 2001. Photodynamic therapy for the palliation of esophageal cancer: expensive endoscopic technique or inexpensive cancer treatment? Mayo Clin Proc 76 (12):1277-8.

Nutritional management following resection of esophageal cancer–effect of early postoperative enteral hyperalimentation

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Goseki, N., K. Shimojyu, S. Nobusawa, S. yamazaki, T. Takiguchi, K. Yoshino, and M. Endo. 1988. [Nutritional management following resection of esophageal cancer–effect of early postoperative enteral hyperalimentation]. Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 89 (9):1363-6.

Esophageal cancer. 2d. Palliative treatment

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Akiyama, H., and S. Hatano. 1968. [Esophageal cancer. 2d. Palliative treatment]. Kyobu Geka 21 (6):391-6.

Postoperative cancer therapy for patients with carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus: An attempt of aggressive chemotherapy combined with Proper nutritional support for patients with distant node metastasis

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Nishihira, T., M. Tan, Y. Kuriya, N. Ohmori, M. Kitamura, T. Toyoda, K. Hirayama, J. Kuramoto, S. Kawachi, T. Akaishi, and et al. 1984. Postoperative cancer therapy for patients with carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus: an attempt of aggressive chemotherapy combined with proper nutritional support for patients with distant node metastasis. Tohoku J Exp Med 142 (1):25-34.

Palliative management of esophageal carcinoma.

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery

Belsey, R. H. 1980. Palliative management of esophageal carcinoma. Am J Surg 139 (6):789-94.

Induction therapy for esophageal cancer with paclitaxel and hyperfractionated radiotherapy: A phase I and II study

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Induction Therapy

Wright, C. D., J. C. Wain, T. J. Lynch, N. C. Choi, M. L. Grossbard, R. W. Carey, A. C. Moncure, H. C. Grillo, and D. J. Mathisen. 1997. Induction therapy for esophageal cancer with paclitaxel and hyperfractionated radiotherapy: a phase I and II study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 114 (5):811-5; discussion 816.

Indications and results of surgical treatment of cancer of the thoracic oesophagus

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Surgery

Fekete, F., B. Gayet, A. Favas, F. Langonnet, and J. Lemee. 1988. [Indications and results of surgical treatment of cancer of the thoracic esophagus]. Ann Chir 42 (3):185-90.

Prevention of esophageal cancer: The Nutritional Intervention Trials in Linxian, China.

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Taylor, P. R., B. Li, S. M. Dawsey, J. Y. Li, C. S. Yang, W. Guo, and W. J. Blot. 1994. Prevention of esophageal cancer: the nutrition intervention trials in Linxian, China. Linxian Nutrition Intervention Trials Study Group. Cancer Res 54 (7 Suppl):2029s-2031s.

Significance of active nutritional support for maintenance of immunopotentiation on the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Nishihira, T., K. Hirayama, M. Akimoto, S. Sato, R. Shineha, M. Tan, and M. Kasai. 1985. [Significance of active nutritional support for maintenance of immunopotentiation on the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer]. Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 86 (9):1104-7.

Treatment of esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Gossot, D. 1988. [Esophageal cancer. Epidemiology, clinical aspects and pre-therapeutic assessment]. Soins Chir (90-91):3-4.

Managing esophageal cancer

Type of Therapy: Natural

Treatment: Diet

Karl, R. C. 1999. Managing Esophageal Cancer. Cancer Control 6 (1):3-4.

Photodynamic Therapy as Palliation for Esophageal Cancer: Experience in 215 Patients

Type of Therapy: Conventional

Treatment: Photodynamic therapy

Litle, V. R., J. D. Luketich, N. A. Christie, P. O. Buenaventura, M. Alvelo-Rivera, J. S. McCaughan, N. T. Nguyen, and H. C. Fernando. 2003. Photodynamic therapy as palliation for esophageal cancer: experience in 215 patients. Ann Thorac Surg 76 (5):1687-92; discussion 1692-3.