Oncological Outcomes and Hospital Costs of the Treatment in Patients With Rectal Cancer: Watch-and-Wait Policy and Standard Surgical Treatment

Britt J. P. Hupkens*, Stephanie O. Breukink, Jan H. M. B. Stoot, Renee E. Toebes, Marit E. van der Sande, Jarno Melenhorst, Geerard L. Beets, Carmen D. Dirksen

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)598-605
Number of pages8
JournalDiseases of the Colon & Rectum
Volume63
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2020
Event13th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) - Nice, France
Duration: 26 Sep 201828 Sep 2018
Conference number: 13

Keywords

  • Cost saving
  • Hospital costs
  • Oncological outcome
  • Rectal cancer
  • Total mesorectal excision
  • Watch-and-wait policy
  • COMPLETE CLINICAL-RESPONSE
  • AVOIDING RADICAL SURGERY
  • ELDERLY-PATIENTS
  • SEE POLICY
  • CHEMORADIATION
  • THERAPY

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