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Induction Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer

Research Question:
Will the use of mFOLFOX6 (5-Fluorouracil, Leucovorin and Oxaliplatin) chemotherapy as induction treatment prior to standard neoadjuvant chemoradiation decrease the rate of distant recurrence among patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer?

Basic Study Information

Purpose:
Evaluate mFOLFOX6 (5-Fluorouracil, Leucovorin and Oxaliplatin) chemotherapy as induction treatment prior to standard neoadjuvant chemoradiation to decrease the rate of distant recurrence among patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer.

Location: University of Rochester Medical Center
Study Reference #: UGIE17037

Lead Researcher (Principal Investigator)

Lead Researcher: Mohamedtaki Tejani, MD

Study Contact Information

Study Coordinator: Tanya Smith
Phone: (585) 275-8213
Email: Tanya_Smith@URMC.Rochester.edu

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