NCCN Guidelines for Patients® Version Updates: Esophageal Cancer

Following are the major updates that were included in the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Esophageal Cancer, Version 1.2015

  • Part 3 – Preparing for treatment
    • Page 17
      • Referral to a cancer genetics counselor has been added for people with high-risk syndromes.
  • Part 5 – Overview of cancer treatments
    • Page 27
      • Radiation therapy with 3D-CRT or IMRT has been clarified.
  • Part 5 – Treatment guide: Squamous cell carcinomas
    • Page 36
      • Initial treatment options for early cancers have been revised.
    • Page 38-39
      • Follow-up care for early cancers has been revised.
    • Page 44
      • Follow-up care for invasive cancers has been revised.
    • Page 48
      • Treatments for advanced cancers have been updated.
  • Part 7 – Treatment guide: Adenocarcinomas
    • Page 54
      • Initial treatment options for early cancers have been revised.
    • Page 56-57
      • Follow-up care for early cancers has been revised.
    • Page 62
      • Follow-up care for invasive cancers has been revised
    • Page 66
      • Treatments for advanced cancers have been updated.