Radicality of resection and survival after multimodality treatment is influenced by subsite of locally recurrent rectal cancer.

@article{Kusters2009RadicalityOR,
  title={Radicality of resection and survival after multimodality treatment is influenced by subsite of locally recurrent rectal cancer.},
  author={Miranda Kusters and Rapha{\"e}la C. Dresen and Hendrik Martijn and Grard Ap Nieuwenhuijzen and Cornelis J. H. van de Velde and Hetty A. van den Berg and Regina G. H. Beets-Tan and Harm J T Rutten},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2009},
  volume={75 5},
  pages={1444-9}
}
PURPOSE To analyze results of multimodality treatment in relation to subsite of locally recurrent rectal cancer (LRRC). METHOD AND MATERIALS A total of 170 patients with LRRC who underwent treatment between 1994 and 2008 were studied. The basic principle of multimodality treatment was preoperative (chemo)radiotherapy, intended radical surgery, and intraoperative radiotherapy. The subsites of LRRC were classified as presacral, posterolateral, (antero)lateral, anterior, anastomotic, or perineal… CONTINUE READING

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