Clinical prediction of pathological complete response after preoperative chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer.

@article{Huh2013ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical prediction of pathological complete response after preoperative chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer.},
  author={Jung Wook Huh and Hyeong Rok Kim and Young Jin Kim},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={
          698-703
        }
}
BACKGROUND The clinical pretreatment factors that accurately predict response to chemoradiation in rectal cancer are not currently known. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical factors associated with a pathological complete response after preoperative chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer. DESIGN This study is a retrospective review of prospectively collected data. SETTING This study was conducted at a tertiary care hospital/referral center in South Korea. PATIENTS… CONTINUE READING
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