2016
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-28032016000100009
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Abstract: -Background -Esophageal cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality among the neoplasms that affect the gastrointestinal tract. There are several factors that contribute for development of an epidemiological esophageal cancer profile in a population.Objective -This study aims to describe both clinically and epidemiologically the population of patients with diagnosis of esophageal cancer treated in a quaternary attention institute for cancer from January, 2009 to December, 2011, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Metho… Show more

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“…1 Most of the patients are diagnosed at advanced clinical stages. 2,3 Concerning advanced stage neoplasms, neoplasm circumferential involvement or even complete esophageal lumen obstruction are common, leading to intense dysphagia, weight loss, and malnutrition.…”
Section: Abstract: Esophageal Neoplasms -Neoadjuvant Therapy -Prognosismentioning
confidence: 99%
“…1 Most of the patients are diagnosed at advanced clinical stages. 2,3 Concerning advanced stage neoplasms, neoplasm circumferential involvement or even complete esophageal lumen obstruction are common, leading to intense dysphagia, weight loss, and malnutrition.…”
Section: Abstract: Esophageal Neoplasms -Neoadjuvant Therapy -Prognosismentioning
confidence: 99%
“…It turns more noticeable when diagnosis is late - which is quite usual, since more than half of patients is diagnosed in advance stages 5 , 6 . …”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Main local complications are associated to local tumor invasion in airway, leading to pulmonary infections or massive hemoptysis. Other complications, such as cholangitis or hepatic failure may be associated with distant disease involvement 6 .…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…A faixa etária de maior acometimento para o aparecimento do CEC inicia-se entre 50 e 60 anos de idade, sendo mais frequente no gênero masculino (VALLE et al, 2016;MAMANI et al, 2017). Assoalho bucal e língua são localizações mais comuns para o aparecimento do carcinoma (BITTAR et al, 2015;TUSTUMI et al, 2016), porém, quando há invasão do tumor em estruturas ósseas, é classificada como T4, implicando em um mau prognóstico (LI et al, 2017).…”
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