Distal cT2N0 rectal cancer: Is there an alternative to abdominoperineal resection? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Anal Canal
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Our data suggest that for patients with cT2N0 distal rectal cancer who require an APR, preoperative pelvic radiation improves sphincter preservation without an apparent compromise in local control or survival.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2005.10.041

PubMed ID

  • 16051945

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 4905

end page

  • 12

volume

  • 23

number

  • 22