Long-term prognostic significance of extent of rectal cancer response to preoperative radiation and chemotherapy Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Laparoscopy
  • Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • These data suggest that a marked response to preoperative RT +/- chemo may be associated with good long-term outcome but was not predictive of RFS. The presence of poor histopathologic features and positive nodal status are the most important prognostic indicators after neoadjuvant therapy.

publication date

  • July 6, 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00000658-200207000-00012

PubMed ID

  • 12131088

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 75

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 236

number

  • 1