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Management of cancer of the oesophagus

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Mr Prashant K Jain, Mr Vincent K H Wong
Foundation Years Journal, volume 9, issue 7, p.22 (123Doc Education, London, July 2015)


Management of oesophageal cancer can be challenging. A case with oesophageal cancer discussed in detail with his management used to illustrate the treatment pathway of a locally advanced oesophageal cancer. This includes assessment of the disease and a brief overview of the treatment options of oesophageal cancer.

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Mr Prashant K Jain (Corresponding author)

Consultant Upper GI and General Surgeon
Lead Clinician for Upper GI Cancer
Clinical Tutor Hull & York Medical School

Mr Vincent K H Wong

Specialty Registrar in Upper GI Surgery
Department of Upper GI Surgery
Castle Hill Hospital
Castle Road, Cottingham
East Riding of Yorkshire, HU16 5JQ


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