Adjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer: recent results, new questions.

Abstract

Many randomised studies have now well established the role of radiotherapy (RT) in rectal cancer: it decreases the rate of local relapse and improves survival for stage II and III. The benefit of RT remains even in case of total mesorectum excision. Preoperative strategy has a better tolerance and is more efficient than post-operative RT. Two schedules have… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gcb.2010.07.017

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@article{Rivera2011AdjuvantRF, title={Adjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer: recent results, new questions.}, author={Sof{\'i}a Cheverr{\'i}a Rivera and Juan Miguel Villa and Laurent Qu{\'e}ro and Hennequin Christophe}, journal={Clinics and research in hepatology and gastroenterology}, year={2011}, volume={35 1}, pages={17-22} }