Author | Hong Jin Kim, MD

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Commentary (Tepper/Kim): Are We Overtreating Some Patients With Rectal Cancer?

December 01, 2004

Adjuvant therapy, almost bydefinition, overtreats patients.It is the holy grail of those ofus involved in adjuvant therapy to definethe patients who are going to failso that we can decrease the incidenceof tumor recurrence and avoid givingadditional therapy to patients who havebeen cured by their primary treatment.