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Response to neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer: influence on long-term results.

Authors
  • Biondo, S
  • Navarro, M
  • Marti-Rague, J
  • Arriola, E
  • Pares, D
  • Del Rio, C
  • Cambray, M
  • Novell, V
Type
Published Article
Journal
Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2005
Volume
7
Issue
5
Pages
472–479
Identifiers
PMID: 16108884
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Pathological response to pre-operative CRT is associated with improved tumour recurrence and disease-free survival rates. Any response to pre-operative CRT appears to improve outcomes as much as a complete response.

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