[Clinical experience of topical treatments for liver metastases from esophageal carcinoma].

Noriko Wada, Makoto Yamasaki, Taro Hayashi, Hiroshi Miyata, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Yukinori Kurokawa, Kiyokazu Nakajima, Shuji Takiguchi, Masaki Mori, Yuichiro Doki

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿記事

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Recurrent esophagus cancer has an extremely poor prognosis in spite of systemic chemotherapy. Herein, we report cases of long survival after recurrence owing to topical treatment. The first patient was a 75-year-old man. He was diagnosed with clinical stage IIA esophagus cancer and underwent subtotal esophagectomy. The pathological stage was IIIB. Liver metastases appeared in S8 and S5, 8 months after surgery. Systemic chemotherapy and transcatheter arterial chemoembolization were performed. He had kept CR but died due to brain metastasis 1 year and 4 months after the recurrence. The second patient was a 68-year-old man. He underwent esophagectomy for clinical stage IIIB esophagus cancer. The pathological stage was also IIIB. Five metastases were seen in the bilateral lobes of the liver 8 months after surgery. Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and stereotactic irradiation were performed and he has been in complete remission for a year. Topical treatment may represent an important strategy for treating liver metastasis from esophagus cancer.

ジャーナルUnknown Journal
出版物ステータス出版済み - 11 2013


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


Wada, N., Yamasaki, M., Hayashi, T., Miyata, H., Takahashi, T., Kurokawa, Y., ... Doki, Y. (2013). [Clinical experience of topical treatments for liver metastases from esophageal carcinoma]. Unknown Journal, 40(12), 2158-2160.