This review explores the current available literature regarding the role of neoadjuvant therapy for upper locally advanced rectal cancers (<10cm-15cm). Although there is a paucity of data evaluating the outcomes of preoperative chemoradiation for upper rectal cancers the authors suggest that T3N0 tumors will not likely benefit from radiation and that treatment of T4N0 should be individualized.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Clinical Colorectal Cancer|
|State||Published - Jun 2012|
- Neoadjuvant therapy
- Rectal cancer
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