Extensive surgery after high-dose preoperative chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced recurrent rectal cancer.

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PURPOSE This was a pilot study of high-dose preoperative concurrent radiation and chemotherapy before extensive surgery in patients with locally advanced recurrent rectal cancer. Here we report on curative resectability, acute toxicities during chemoradiotherapy, surgical complications, local control, and three-year survival rates achieved with this… (More)

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