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Primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus: report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  113625     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two cases of primary esophageal malignant melanoma diagnosed at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center are reported. One patient who received 3800 rads and had subsequent surgery lived for 18 months. The other had surgery and subsequent chemotherapy and is still alive three years later. Forty other cases reported in the literature are briefly analyzed.
Authors:
K Jawalekar; P Tretter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of surgical oncology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0022-4790     ISO Abbreviation:  J Surg Oncol     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-11-29     Completed Date:  1979-11-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0222643     Medline TA:  J Surg Oncol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
BCG Vaccine / therapeutic use
Dacarbazine / therapeutic use
Esophageal Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  therapy
Female
Humans
Melanoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  therapy
Middle Aged
Radiotherapy, High-Energy
Smoking
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/BCG Vaccine; 4342-03-4/Dacarbazine

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