Radical Resection After IORT-Containing Multimodality Treatment is the Most Important Determinant for Outcome in Patients Treated for Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer

@article{Dresen2008RadicalRA,
  title={Radical Resection After IORT-Containing Multimodality Treatment is the Most Important Determinant for Outcome in Patients Treated for Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer},
  author={Rapha{\"e}la C. Dresen and Marleen J. E. M. Gosens and Hendrik Martijn and Grard Ap Nieuwenhuijzen and G. J. M. Creemers and Alette W. Daniels-Gooszen and Adriaan J. C. van den Brule and Hetty A. van den Berg and Harm J T Rutten},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15},
  pages={1937 - 1947}
}
The optimal treatment for locally recurrent rectal cancer (LRRC) is still a matter of debate. This study assessed the outcome of LRRC patients treated with multimodality treatment, consisting of neoadjuvant radio (chemo-) therapy, extended resection, and intraoperative radiotherapy. One hundred and forty-seven consecutive patients with LRRC who underwent treatment between 1994 and 2006 were studied. The prognostic values of patient-, tumor- and treatment-related characteristics were tested with… CONTINUE READING
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