[Treatment of locally recurrent rectal cancer].

  title={[Treatment of locally recurrent rectal cancer].},
  author={Johan Nicolay Wiig and Svein Dueland and Stein Gunnar Larsen and K E Giercksky},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  volume={127 23},
BACKGROUND It has not been common practice to operate local recurrence after rectal cancer and the treatment has received little attention in the J Norw Medical Ass. MATERIAL AND METHODS This overview is based on literature retrieved from PubMed and own experience during 16 years. RESULTS AND INTERPRETATIONS Type of local recurrence and the treatment related to it are classified and described. Most recurrences will benefit from preoperative irradiation. The difficulties caused by the… CONTINUE READING
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