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Preoperative chemoradiation with capecitabine in locally advanced rectal cancer.

Authors
  • de Bruin, A F J
  • Nuyttens, J J
  • Ferenschild, F T J
  • Planting, A S T
  • Verhoef, C
  • de Wilt, J H W
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Netherlands journal of medicine
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2008
Volume
66
Issue
2
Pages
71–76
Identifiers
PMID: 18292610
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Preoperative chemoradiation with oral capecitabine is safe and well tolerated in locally advanced rectal cancer patients. This preoperative treatment has a considerable downstaging effect on the tumour and lymph nodes.

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