[Radiochemotherapy plus hyperthermia in rectal carcinoma].

In locally advanced rectal cancer (uT3/uT4) resectability as well as local control is reduced. In the patients combined preoperative radiochemotherapy demonstrated an increase of resectability and a reduction of local recurrence. Radiotherapy was applied in standard blocks, 5 x 1.8 Gy up to 45 Gy. Chemotherapy consisted out of two cycles of 5-Fluorouracil… CONTINUE READING