Transanal excision with radiation therapy for rectal adenocarcinoma.

  title={Transanal excision with radiation therapy for rectal adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Nathan Tennyson and William M Mendenhall and Christopher G. Morris and Emina Huang and Robert A. Zlotecki},
  journal={Clinical medicine & research},
  volume={10 4},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of transanal excision (TAE) combined with radiotherapy for rectal adenocarcinoma, assess the ability of pretreatment endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to predict failures, and determine the prognostic value of downstaging and complete pathological response. DESIGN Retrospective outcomes study. SETTING Radiation oncology clinic. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-eight patients with rectal adenocarcinoma. METHODS The medical records of patients treated with radiotherapy… CONTINUE READING
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