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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 Adamson
Lead Author: Dr Douglas Adamson
Contractor: Velindre NHS Trust
Co-investigators: Dr Anthony Byrne, Dr Jim Fitzgibbon, Professor Annmarie Nelson, Professor David Cohen, Professor Gareth Griffiths, Professor Jane Blazeby, Professor John Staffurth, Professor Tom Crosby.
Started: March 2013 | Status: Published May 2021
External beam radiotherapy in addition to stent insertion did not reduce risk of dysphagia recurrence at 12 weeks.
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