The role of radiotherapy in rectal cancer treatment in 2007.

Konference: 2007 XXXI. Brněnské onkologické dny a XXI. Konference pro sestry a laboranty

Kategorie: Kolorektální karcinom

Téma: XVI. Kolorektální karcinom

Číslo abstraktu: 150

Autoři: L. Pählman

The most important part in treating patients with rectal cancer is surgery, although the overall treatment policy has changed during the last three decades. Surgery has become more precise with a specific attention to a locally more aggressive and meticulous technique. Moreover, local excision has become a realistic alternative in some patients. The value of concomitant radiotherapy as well as the use of chemotherapy given pre– or postoperatively, has been studied extensively in many trials showing the benefit of adding chemotherapy and radiotherapy to surgery. …

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Datum přednesení příspěvku: 24. 4. 2007