Long-Term Outcome of Rectal Cancer With Clinically (EUS/MRI) Metastatic Mesorectal Lymph Nodes Treated by Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation: Role of Organ Preservation Strategies in Relation to Pathologic Response

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Belluco, Claudio; Forlin, Marco; Olivieri, Matteo; Cannizzaro, Renato; Canzonieri, Vincenzo; Buonadonna, Angela; Bidoli, Ettore; Matrone, Fabio; Bertola, Giulio; De Paoli, Antonino;
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Journal: Annals of Surgical Oncology,volume 23,issue 13,pages4,302-4,309 (issn: 1068-9265, eissn: 1534-4681)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1245/s10434-016-5451-5, pmc: PMC5090010
  • Subject: Colorectal Cancer | Oncology | Surgery

Background Organ preservation strategies are under investigation for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) who achieve a complete pathologic response in the primary tumor (ypT0) after neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy (CRT). This study explored the value ... View more
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