Keith Unger, MD | Authors

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Articles

Neoadjuvant Combined-Modality Therapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer and Its Future Direction

June 15, 2016

Here we discuss the evolution of standard therapy for rectal cancer patients and the use of preoperative CRT for the treatment of locally advanced disease. Treatment schemes that have attempted to broaden the horizons of standard therapy include the use of induction chemotherapy and “watch-and-wait” approaches.