Adjuvant radiation therapy for adenocarcinoma of the rectum

J. W. Fleshman, R. J. Myerson

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This article reviews the indications and techniques for adjuvant radiation therapy for rectal cancer. Adjuvant radiation therapy can significantly reduce the risk of local recurrence for rectal cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-25
Number of pages11
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

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