Five fractions of preoperative radiotherapy for selected cases of rectal cancer


In locally advanced colorectal cancer, combined modality treatment is a standard adjuvant therapy in USA and Europe. The basic issue of the timing of radiotherapy and chemotherapy and preoperative radio-chemotherapy versus postoperative radio-chemotherapy is being addressed in prospective trials. Preoperative radiotherapy proved that causes more… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10151-004-0106-0