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Neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy for resectable esophageal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Richard A Malthaner1,
  • Rebecca KS Wong2,
  • R Bryan Rumble3Email author,
  • Lisa Zuraw3 and
  • Members of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Disease Site Group of Cancer Care Ontario's Program in Evidence-based Care.
BMC Medicine20042:35

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-2-35

Received: 13 November 2003

Accepted: 24 September 2004

Published: 24 September 2004

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24 Sep 2004 Editorially accepted
24 Sep 2004 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-2-35

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Authors’ Affiliations

London Health Sciences Centre Division of Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Western Ontario
Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto
Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University