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Faculty

Kotaro Sugawara, MD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Koichi Yagi, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Yukari Uemura, PhD

Biostatistics Section, Department of Data Science, Center for Clinical Sciences, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Yasuhiro Okumura, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Masato Nishida, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Susumu Aikou, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Hiroharu Yamashita, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Yasuyuki Seto, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify the impact of esophageal cancer on the world.
- identify the characterization of cancer-related cachexia.
- identify how the systemic inflammatory response is manifested in cancer patients.
- recognize the potential role of preoperative neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ration (NPR) in assessing the systemic-inflammatory response.
- recognize that sarcopenia is independently associated with poorer overall survival (OS) in esophageal cancer patients.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-Aug-01
Expiration Date:2022-Aug-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$0.00-$572.00
System Requirements:
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Subscribe to the journal for $572.00 USD/yr.

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