Pathologic stage is most prognostic of disease-free survival in locally advanced rectal cancer patients after preoperative chemoradiation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Tumor response to preoperative therapy is a strong predictor of disease-free survival. However, outcome is most accurately estimated by final pathologic stage, which is influenced by both preoperative stage and response to therapy.

publication date

  • July 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.23516

PubMed ID

  • 18442099

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 57

end page

  • 64

volume

  • 113

number

  • 1