Adenocarcinoma of the rectum. Results of radiotherapy and resection, endocavitary irradiation, local excision, and preoperative clinical staging.

@article{Fleshman1985AdenocarcinomaOT,
  title={Adenocarcinoma of the rectum. Results of radiotherapy and resection, endocavitary irradiation, local excision, and preoperative clinical staging.},
  author={James W. Fleshman and Ira J. Kodner and Robert Fry and Bruce J Walz and M T Gilley},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1985},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={810-5}
}
The management of rectal cancer in 102 patients at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis is reviewed. Therapy combining external irradiation, endocavitary irradiation, local excision, and excisional operation has been used in the treatment of adenocarcinoma of the rectum. Pretreatment evaluation for tumor fixation, ulceration, palpable presacral lymph nodes… CONTINUE READING