Adjuvant chemotherapy for rectal cancer patients treated with preoperative (chemo)radiotherapy and total mesorectal excision: a Dutch Colorectal Cancer Group (DCCG) randomized phase III trial

A. J. Breugom, W. van Gijn, E. W. Muller, A. Berglund, C. B. M. van den Broek, T. Fokstuen, H. Gelderblom, E. Kapiteijn, J. W. H. Leer, C. A. M. Marijnen, H. Martijn, E. Meershoek-Klein Kranenbarg, I. D. Nagtegaal, L. Pahlman, C. J. A. Punt, H. Putter, A. G. H. Roodvoets, H. J. T. Rutten, W. H. Steup, B. GlimeliusC. J. H. van de Velde*

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193 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)696-701
JournalAnnals of Oncology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015


  • rectal adenocarcinoma
  • adjuvant chemotherapy
  • total mesorectal excision
  • preoperative radiotherapy
  • preoperative chemoradiotherapy

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