Prognostic Factors in Patients with Locally Advanced Rectal Adenocarcinoma Treated with Preoperative Radiotherapy and Surgery

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Preoperative radiation therapy (PRT) prior to potential curative resection for rectal adenocarcinoma is not widely accepted. This report evaluates the prognostic factors affecting local recurrence and 5-year survival. This is a retrospective study of 214 patients with primary rectal adenocarcinoma treated from January 1986 to December 1994. A PRT dosage of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002689900625

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@article{LunaPrez1999PrognosticFI, title={Prognostic Factors in Patients with Locally Advanced Rectal Adenocarcinoma Treated with Preoperative Radiotherapy and Surgery}, author={Pedro Luna-P{\'e}rez and Bel{\'e}m Trejo-Valdivia and Sonia Labastida and Santiago Garc{\'i}a-Alvarado and Dario F. Rodr{\'i}guez and Seraf{\'i}n Delgado}, journal={World Journal of Surgery}, year={1999}, volume={23}, pages={1069-1075} }