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Preoperative chemoradiation with or without induction oxaliplatin plus 5-fluorouracil in locally advanced rectal cancer. Long-term outcome analysis.

Authors
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  • 1 Department of Oncology, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Ave. Doctor Esquerdo, 46, 28007, Madrid, Spain. , (Spain)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al]
1439-099X
Publication Date
Volume
190
Issue
2
Pages
149–157
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00066-013-0469-0
PMID: 24306062
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Short-intense induction FOLFOX-4 significantly improves downstaging and sphincter preservation in low rectal tumors. Long-term outcomes were not improved in the FOLFOX-4 group of patients.

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