Postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy use in patients with stage II/III rectal cancer treated with neoadjuvant therapy: A National Comprehensive Cancer Network analysis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Even at specialty cancer centers, a sizeable minority of patients with rectal cancer treated with curative-intent neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy do not complete postoperative chemotherapy. Strategies to facilitate the ability to complete this third and final component of curative intent treatment are necessary.

publication date

  • January 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2011.40.3188

PubMed ID

  • 23169502

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 30

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 31

number

  • 1