Randomized clinical trials in rectal and anal cancer Article Report uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

abstract

  • Treatment of rectal cancer has changed dramatically over the past two decades. Radical surgery alone for resectable rectal cancer has been replaced by combined modality therapy. Interest in optimizing sphincter preservation and quality of life motivated surgeons to seek less radical surgery without compromising oncologic principles.

publication date

  • January 15, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Report

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S1055-3207(03)00079-6

PubMed ID

  • 11928798

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 149

end page

  • 72, ix

volume

  • 11

number

  • 1