Chemoradiation +/- Surgery Versus Systemic Therapy for Esophageal or Gastric Cancer With Oligometastases


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Experimental: Local Consolidation Therapy (LCT)

LCT may include chemotherapy with radiation and surgery after 6 cycles of induction chemotherapy.

Symptom questionnaire completed at baseline consultation and subsequently for every follow up after treatment.

Drug: Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy may include the following alone or in combination with each other: Cisplatin, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), Mitomycin C, Vindesine, or Paclitaxel at discretion of physician.

Radiation: Radiation

Dose of radiation therapy at discretion of treating radiation oncologist.

Other Names:

  • XRT
  • External beam radiation therapy
  • EBRT

Procedure: Surgery

If eligible, surgery performed to all involved sites.

Behavioral: Symptom Questionnaires

Symptom questionnaire completed at baseline consultation and subsequently for every follow up after treatment.

Other Name: Surveys