Article Abstract

Extracapsular lymph node involvement in patients with esophageal cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy followed by surgery: the closer you look, the less you see

Authors: Yin-Kai Chao

Abstract

Esophageal carcinoma is a highly aggressive malignancy that generally portends a poor prognosis (1). Despite significant advances in surgical techniques, recurrences after resection remain common.