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Oligometastatic oesophagogastric cancer was recently defined by consensus as the presence of no more than two metastases and an 18-week period of oncological stability during chemotherapy. The number of patients who fit this criterion and whether their oncological outcome differs from those with multi-metastatic disease is unknown. We analysed a database of 497 patients from 2017 to 2021 with metastatic oesophageal cancer. In total, 36 (7.2%) had oligometastatic disease and significantly improved median overall survival (mOS) versus multi-metastatic disease. In synchronous OMD, mOS was 26.8 months versus 7.3 months and in metachronous OMD, 38.6 months versus 6.1 months (both p 

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Eur J Surg Oncol

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Oesophago-gastric cancer, Oligometastases, Survival