Preliminary results of preoperative 5-fluorouracil, low-dose leucovorin, and concurrent radiation therapy for clinically resectable T3 rectal cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Our data reveal encouraging downstaging, sphincter preservation and acute toxicity with this regimen. Additional follow-up is needed to assess the long-term local control and survival rates.

publication date

  • May 1997

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 9152176

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 515

end page

  • 22

volume

  • 40

number

  • 5