Flashcards in Rectal Cancer Deck (4):
What did the German Rectal Cancer Study group show?
Neoadjuvant prolonged course RT with 5FU-based chemotherapy for T3+/N0-2 rectal cancer
Local Recurrence rates and toxicities are more favorable with neoadjuvant ChemoRT
OS similar for neoadjuvant CRT cf postop CRT
When should transanal excision should be considered?
Select patients with:
- Early stage Rectal CA
- small real CA
Is adjuvant therapy needed after transanal resection?
After transanal resection of appropriately selected patients with early-stage rectal cancer, no further therapy required