Largest study of its kind reveals women have superior response to esophageal cancer treatment

Sep 5, 2017 | K Robert Shen, M.D. | @RobertShenMD

Dr. K. Robert Shen

"Esophageal cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the world," said senior author K. Robert Shen, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. "It affects men and women differently. Men are more at risk to develop this cancer, and it appears that women respond better to the treatments."

Full article (August 22, 2017) at Medical Press

View Dr. Shen discussing the study on OncologyTube

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