Il trattamento neoadiuvante del carcinoma del retto localmente avanzato

Translated title of the contribution: Neoadjuvant treatment of locally advanced rectal cancer

Giacinto Turitto, Adele Frattolillo, Mena Annunziata, Emiddio Barletta, Rosaria Lombardi, Vincenza Tinessa, Rosario Vincenzo Iaffaioli, Bruno Daniele

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Two decades ago, therapy for locally advanced rectal cancer included surgery followed by additional therapy or fluouracil chemotherapy. Vice versa, the last decade we assisted to grest advances, with a current enthusiasm for preoperative radiochemotherapy that increases the chances of tumor down-staging and down-sizing, and facilitates sphincter-sparing surgical procedures.

Translated title of the contributionNeoadjuvant treatment of locally advanced rectal cancer
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)338-344
Number of pages7
JournalRecenti Progressi in Medicina
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

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  • Medicine(all)


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