Improved response rate in patients with prognostically poor locally advanced rectal cancer after treatment with induction chemotherapy and chemoradiotherapy when compared with chemoradiotherapy alone: A matched case-control study

E. L. K. Voogt*, D. P. Schaap, K. van den Berg, G. A. P. Nieuwenhuijzen, J. G. Bloemen, G. J. Creemers, J. Willems, J. S. Cnossen, H. M. U. Peulen, J. Nederend, G. van Lijnschoten, J. W. A. Burger, H. J. T. Rutten

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2429-2435
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume47
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2021

Keywords

  • Locally advanced rectal cancer
  • Induction chemotherapy
  • Chemoradiotherapy
  • Total neoadjuvant therapy
  • Pathological complete response
  • Clinical complete response
  • TOTAL MESORECTAL EXCISION
  • PATHOLOGICAL COMPLETE RESPONSE
  • EXTRAMURAL VASCULAR INVASION
  • DISEASE-FREE SURVIVAL
  • RANDOMIZED PHASE-III
  • NEOADJUVANT CHEMORADIOTHERAPY
  • PREOPERATIVE RADIOTHERAPY
  • FOLLOW-UP
  • SURGERY
  • CHEMORADIATION

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