Synergistic effects of hyperthermia in preoperative radiochemotherapy for rectal carcinoma.

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PURPOSE We investigated the effectiveness of hyperthermia added to preoperative radiation and chemotherapy for the treatment of rectal carcinoma. METHODS Forty-one patients receiving preoperative radiation were divided into two groups, Group A (20 patients; receiving radiation, hyperthermia, and chemotherapy) and Group B (21 patients, receiving no… (More)

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