Optimal timing of surgery after chemoradiation for advanced rectal cancer: Preliminary results of a multicenter, nonrandomized phase II prospective trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Intense neoadjuvant therapy consisting of CRT followed by additional chemotherapy (mFOLFOX-6), and delaying surgery may result in a modest increase in pCR rate without increasing complications in patients undergoing TME for locally advanced rectal cancer.

publication date

  • July 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3115473

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182196e1f

PubMed ID

  • 21494121

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 97

end page

  • 102

volume

  • 254

number

  • 1