Research recommendation(s) from an individual piece of guidance
|Guidance||Oesophago-gastric cancer: assessment and management in adults|
|Date issued||January 2018|
Research recommendations coming out of this guidance
Radical treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus:- Does the addition of surgery to chemoradiotherapy improve disease-free and overall survival in
people with squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus?
Radical treatment of T1bN0 adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus:- What is the optimal treatment for T1bN0 adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus?
Nutritional support after radical surgery:- What is the optimal method of delivering nutritional support to adults after surgery with curative intent for oesophago-gastric cancer?
Jejunostomy support after radical surgery:- What is the effectiveness of long-term jejunostomy support compared to intensive dietary counselling and support along with symptom management for people having radical surgery for oesophago-gastric cancer?
Follow-up after treatment with curative intent:- Is the routine use of CT and tumour markers effective in detecting recurrent disease suitable for radical treatment in asymptomatic people who have had treatment for oesophago-gastric cancer with curative intent?