Maria Antonietta Gambacorta, MD | Authors

One for All or One for One?

June 01, 2008

The authors review the main evidence from the literature on neoadjuvant approaches in locally advanced rectal cancer, starting with the use of radiotherapy only in the pre–total mesorectal excision (TME) era, through fluorouracil (5-FU)–based chemoradiation in the TME era, to the most modern administration of “targeted therapy” in association with radiotherapy and traditional chemotherapy.