Squamous-cell carcinoma of the rectum: A rare but curable tumor Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Colectomy
  • Fluorouracil
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Our data suggest that most patients treated with upfront chemoradiation therapy followed by surgery did well. Sphincter-preserving surgery is usually feasible. Clinical judgment of tumor response after chemoradiation is not completely reliable. Immunohistochemistry suggests a common cellular origin for rectal squamous-cell carcinoma and rectal adenocarcinoma, which is different from anal squamous-cell carcinoma.

publication date

  • September 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s10350-007-0256-z

PubMed ID

  • 17661147

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1393

end page

  • 400

volume

  • 50

number

  • 9