[A study on the effects of preoperative radiotherapy for lymph node metastases in rectal cancer].

  • Ikuo Inoue
  • Published 1991 in Nihon Geka Gakkai zasshi
Twenty-nine patients with rectal carcinoma who were treated by surgery only and 27 patients who received adjuvant preoperative radiation (42.6 Gy) were subjects of the present study. The entire pelvis was radiated with the dose of 30.6 Gy, and the rest 12 Gy was delivered to the primary tumor. By injecting micro activated carbon into the submucosa of the… (More)