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Esophageal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage I Esophageal Cancer

Standard treatment options:

  • Chemoradiation with subsequent surgery.
  • Surgery.

Treatment options under clinical evaluation:

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  • Clinical trials.

Current Clinical Trials

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with stage I esophageal cancer. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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