Author | Deborah Semple, RN

Articles

Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer Combined With UFT/Leucovorin

October 01, 2000

Postoperative combined-modality therapy with fluorouracil (5-FU) and radiation therapy is accepted practice for high-risk rectal cancer. Postoperative pelvic radiotherapy alone may improve pelvic control, but is not associated with an improvement in survival.