Chemoradiation in rectal squamous cell carcinoma: Bi-institutional case series.

  title={Chemoradiation in rectal squamous cell carcinoma: Bi-institutional case series.},
  author={Gokoulakrichenane V. Loganadane and St{\'e}phanie Servagi-Vernat and Antoine Schernberg and M. Schlienger and E. Touboul and J F Bosset and Florence Huguet},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Primary rectal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is an uncommon disease. Early reports stated that surgery is the most effective treatment. However, recent publications suggest conservative strategy with chemoradiation provides satisfactory results. PATIENTS AND METHODS We have retrospectively studied the medical charts of 23 patients treated for a rectal SCC in two teaching hospitals in France between 1992 and 2013. Twenty-one patients received an exclusive… CONTINUE READING


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