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HTA - 10/50/49

Palliative radiotherapy in addition to self-expanding metal stent for improving outcomes of dysphagia and survival in advanced oesophageal cancer: ROCS (Radiotherapy after Oesophageal Cancer Stenting) Study

Project title: Palliative radiotherapy in addition to self-expanding metal stent for improving outcomes of dysphagia and survival in advanced oesophageal cancer: ROCS (Radiotherapy after Oesophageal Cancer Stenting) Study

Call to action: 10/50 HTA Clinical Trials - October 2010 Board submissions (April 2010 deadline)

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Dr Douglas AdamsonORCID logo

Lead Author: Dr Douglas AdamsonORCID logo

Contractor: Velindre NHS Trust

Cost: £1,980,298.00

Co-investigators: Dr Anthony ByrneORCID logo, Dr Jim Fitzgibbon, Professor Annmarie NelsonORCID logo, Professor David Cohen, Professor Gareth GriffithsORCID logo, Professor Jane BlazebyORCID logo, Professor John StaffurthORCID logo, Professor Tom Crosby.

Started: March 2013 | Status: Published May 2021

ISRCTN: 12376468

External beam radiotherapy in addition to stent insertion did not reduce risk of dysphagia recurrence at 12 weeks.

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