Is postoperative radiotherapy useful for the rectal carcinoma in the era of total mesorectal excision?

@article{Suh2002IsPR,
  title={Is postoperative radiotherapy useful for the rectal carcinoma in the era of total mesorectal excision?},
  author={Kwang Wook Suh and Bong Wan Kim and Mison Chun and Ho Young Lim},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2002},
  volume={49 44},
  pages={399-403}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The exact role of postoperative radiotherapy following curative surgery of rectal carcinoma has been debated. In this retrospective study, we examined the effect of radiotherapy on the survival and recurrence rate of rectal cancer patients who underwent total mesorectal excision. METHODOLOGY Since June 1994, stage II and III rectal cancer… CONTINUE READING