Short-course radiotherapy with delayed surgery in unfit locally advanced rectal cancer patients

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Dear Editor: It is well known that preoperative radiotherapy (RT), alone or in combination with chemotherapy (CRT), is the standard of care for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer with both schedules being equivalent in terms of local recurrence and survival. Short-course radiotherapy (SCRT), according to a hypofractionated schedule (25 Gy in 5… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-015-2441-1

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@article{Lupattelli2015ShortcourseRW, title={Short-course radiotherapy with delayed surgery in unfit locally advanced rectal cancer patients}, author={Marco Lupattelli and Valentina Lancellotta and Giampaolo Montesi and Vittorio Bini and Danilo Castellani and Lorenzo Falcinelli and Isabella M Palumbo and Cynthia Aristei}, journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease}, year={2015}, volume={31}, pages={1233-1234} }