Patterns of failure following local excision and local excision and postoperative radiation therapy for invasive rectal adenocarcinoma.

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The clinical course of 40 patients undergoing conservative surgical excision and 26 patients undergoing local excision and postoperative radiation therapy of rectal carcinoma was reviewed. Surgical procedures were transanal excision (55 patients), Kraske procedure (ten patients), and fulguration (one patient). The five-year actuarial survival, disease-free… (More)

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@article{Willett1989PatternsOF, title={Patterns of failure following local excision and local excision and postoperative radiation therapy for invasive rectal adenocarcinoma.}, author={Chris G Willett and Joel Tepper and Sheila Donnelly and W. Cecil Wood and Paul C. Shellito and Grant V Rodkey and Michael A. Stracher and Campbell Compton}, journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology}, year={1989}, volume={7 8}, pages={1003-8} }