Author | Seok Byung Lim, MD, PhD


Nonoperative Strategies for Rectal Cancer Following a Complete Clinical Response to Preoperative Chemoradiation: A Few Considerations

July 15, 2014

BySeok Byung Lim, MD, PhD|Jose G. Guillem, MD, MPH

Although the current standard treatment for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer is preoperative chemoradiotherapy followed by total mesorectal excision, concerns have been raised over the functional sequelae and possible overtreatment of rectal cancer patients.