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  • NEOADJUVANT CHEMORADIATION AND ANASTOMOTIC LEAK AFTER TOTAL MESORECTAL EXCISION FOR RECTAL CANCER.
     // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Aug2006 Supplement, Vol. 49, p7 

    An abstract of the article "Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation and Anastomotic Leak After Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer," by Y. AlSuhaibani, I. Pinsk, F. Haggar, M. Friedlich, H. Stern and R. P. Boushey is presented.

  • A quality-adjusted time without symptoms or toxicity (Q-TWiST) analysis of adjuvant radiation...
    Gelber, Richard D.; Goldhirsch, Aron // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 08/07/96, Vol. 88 Issue 15, p1039 

    Focuses on the improvement of survival rates for rectal cancer patients receiving adjuvant radiation therapy and chemotherapy following surgery. Assessment of toxic effects of cancer treatment; Analysis standards used to determine treatment success.

  • Preoperative Rectal Cancer Management: Wide International Practice Makes Outcome Comparison Challenging: Reply.
    Augestad, Knut M.; Lindsetmo, Rolv-Ole; Stulberg, Jonah; Reynolds, Harry; Champagne, Brad; Leblanc, Fabien; Heriot, Alexander G.; Senagore, Anthony; Delaney, Conor // World Journal of Surgery; Jun2011, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p1418 

    A response by Knut M. Augestad and colleagues to a letter to the editor on their article on a survey on neoadjuvant treatment of rectal cancer management in the 2010 issue is presented.

  • Preoperative Chemoradiation and Coloanal J Pouch Reconstruction for Low Rectal Cancer.
    Chaudhry, Vivek; Nittala, Murali; Prasad, Madhava L. // American Surgeon; Apr2000, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p387 

    Our objective was to determine clinical outcomes of treatment of low rectal adenocarcinoma with neoadjuvant chemoradiation, rectal excision, and coloanal J pouch reconstruction. A retrospective review of 69 patients with stage B2 or higher lesions was performed. Preoperative chemoradiation was...

  • Calcium supplementation and rectal mucosal proliferation: A randomized controlled trial.
    Baron, John A.; Tosteson, Tor D. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 9/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 17, p1303 

    Examines the effect of calcium supplementation on rectal mucosal proliferation in humans. Absence of effect of calcium supplementation on rectal mucosal proliferation; Insufficiency of evidence for the anticarcinogenic effect of calcium.

  • Colorectal carcinoma in patients 30 years of age and younger.
    McGahren III, Eugene D.; Mills, Stacey E. // American Surgeon; Jan1995, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p78 

    Studies the treatment of colorectal cancer in patients aged 30 years or younger at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. Physical findings; Onset of symptoms; Precancerous conditions; Surgical interventions.

  • Biological Effects of Preoperative Radiotherapy on Metastatic Lymph Nodes from Rectal Cancer.
    Ibi, Italo; Saito, Yukio; Agnifili, Alessio; De Bernardinis, Giancarlo; Citone, Girgio; Muto, Tetsuichiro // American Surgeon; May1999, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p427 

    Provides information on a study regarding the biological effect of adjuvant therapy on metastatic lymph nodes from rectal cancer. Information on proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) immunostaining; Evaluation of the PCNA staining; Statistical analysis of the clinical trial conducted.

  • Advanced rectal cancer.
    Williams, J. Alexander // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 2/3/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6720, p276 

    Focuses on the conservative and palliative management of advanced rectal cancer. Use of local resection by the transanal or transphincteric route; Clinical trials on chemotherapy in rectal cancer; Efficacy of diathermy resection in a fluid medium.

  • Long-term survival after "liver first" approach for locally advanced rectal cancer and synchronous liver metastases.
    Radunz, Sonia; Heuer, Matthias; Trarbach, Tanja; Mathe, Zoltan; Baba, Hideo A.; Paul, Andreas; Sotiropoulos, Georgios C. // International Journal of Colorectal Disease; Sep2011, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p1219 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article concerning the treatment of advanced rectal cancer and synchronous colorectal liver metastases.

  • Decreasing Anastomotic Leakage Rate Following Preoperative Radiotherapy and Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer: Reply.
    Jin Gu; Lin Wang // World Journal of Surgery; Jan2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p241 

    A response by Jin Gu and Lin Wang to a letter to the editor about their article "Risk factors for symptomatic anastomotic leakage after low anterior resection for rectal cancer with 30 Gy/ 10 f/2 w preoperative radiotherapy," in a previous issue is presented.

  • Predicting and Preventing Anastomotic Leakage after Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer.
    Hottenrott, Christof // World Journal of Surgery; Jan2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p239 

    A letter to the editor in reponse to the article "Risk factors for symptomatic anastomotic leakage after low anterior resection for rectal cancer with 30 Gy/ 10 f/2 w preoperative radiotherapy," by Lin Wang and Jin Gu in a previous issue is presented.

  • Differences found in rectal cancer treatment between European countries.
    Hottenrott, Christof // Hem/Onc Today; 10/25/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 20, p38 

    The article discusses the findings of a study by Colette van den Broek and colleagues which showed differences in the use of chemotherapy and radiotherapy for rectal cancer between European countries.

  • Commentary: Rectal Cancer--An Evolution of Treatment.
    Czito, Brian G.; Willett, Christopher G. // Oncologist; Nov2007, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p1319 

    The article focuses on the evolution of treatment of rectal cancer. It states that neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy with total mesorectal excision has become a standard treatment for the locally advanced disease in the U.S. and Europe. It mentions that newer generation cytotoxic chemotherapeutics...

  • Radiation oncology.
    Czito, Brian G.; Willett, Christopher G. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine; Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS85 

    Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Pre-operative pelvic irradiation with concurrent 5-FU infusion for locally advanced, unresectable rectal cancer,' by G.M.M. Videtic. Fluorouracil (FU).

  • Optimising Treatment for Resectable Rectal Cancer: Is Preoperative Therapy Beneficial?
    Ngan, S.Y.K. // Drugs & Aging; 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p79 

    Preoperative radiotherapy is becoming the standard of care for resectable locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the rectum. Its practice is no longer limited to a few specialised cancer centres. Adjuvant preoperative radiotherapy can reduce the risk of local recurrence by 50% compared with surgery...

  • Fluorouracil.
    Ngan, S.Y.K. // Reactions Weekly; 1/29/2011, Issue 1336, p23 

    The article describes the case of a 76-year-old male patient who developed coronary spasm during chemotherapy combined with fluorouracil and capecitabine to treat adenocarcinoma of the rectum.

  • Therapy changes "sharply" increase survival in rectal cancer.
    Ngan, S.Y.K. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News; 3/20/2010, Issue 599, p8 

    The article discusses research by M. A. Elferink et al, published in the February 19, 2010 issue of the "European Journal of Cancer," which found that new forms of therapy, such as preoperative radiotherapy and chemotherapy, have greatly benefited those suffering from rectal cancer.

  • No long-term QOL benefit for CRT.
    Ngan, S.Y.K. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News; 9/17/2011, Issue 637, p10 

    The article reports on research from Norway and Sweden which revealed that preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) does not offer better long-term health-related quality of life (QOL) benefit in patients with primarily non-resectable rectal cancer, in comparison to radiotherapy alone.

  • Reply to: doi:10.1007/s0046-4-010-1485-0: Re: Evaluation of factors affecting the difficulty of laparoscopic anterior resection for rectal cancer: 'narrow pelvis' is not a contraindication (Surg Endosc 2011 Jan;25:1907-1912).
    Ogiso, Satoshi; Yamaguchi, Takashi; Sakai, Yoshiharu // Surgical Endoscopy; Oct2012, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p2993 

    A response from the authors of the article "Evaluation of factors affecting the difficulty of laparoscopic anterior resection for rectal cancer: "narrow pelvis" is not a contraindication" in the 2011 issue is presented.

  • Ephedrine.
    Ogiso, Satoshi; Yamaguchi, Takashi; Sakai, Yoshiharu // Reactions Weekly; 5/18/2013, Issue 1453, p20 

    The article presents a case study of a 63-year-old man with reparalysis which developed after receiving ephedrine for anterior resection for rectal cancer, while he is recovering from neuromuscular blockade.

  • Radiation therapy plus surgery extended OS in metastatic rectal cancer.
    Ogiso, Satoshi; Yamaguchi, Takashi; Sakai, Yoshiharu // Hem/Onc Today; 1/10/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p8 

    The article discusses the study that found longer survival in patients with primary rectal or rectosigmoid tumors, who were treated with pelvic radiation therapy and surgery compared to those treated with surgery alone, a treatment commonly used in patients with rectosigmoid tumors.

  • Does a learning curve exist in endorectal two-dimensional ultrasound accuracy?
    Jadav, A.; Mumbi, C.; Brown, S. // Techniques in Coloproctology; Feb2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p125 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Does a learning curve exist in endorectal two-dimensional ultrasound accuracy?," by O. J. Morris, B. Draganic and S. Smith in the 2011 issue.

  • Current evidence-based opinions in the management of adenocarcionoma of the rectum.
    Huerta, Sergio; Murray, Bryce; Olson, Craig; Patel, Prapti; Anthony, Thomas // Indian Journal of Surgery; Dec2009, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p356 

    The management of rectal cancer has drastically evolved over the past two decades as a result of implementation of circular stapling devices and the introduction of neoadjuvant chemoradiation. In spite of current aggressive multimodality treatments, the recurrence rate remains unacceptably high...

  • Local recurrence after rectal cancer treatment in Manitoba.
    Latosinsky, Steven; Turner, Donna // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Feb2009, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p45 

    Background: By optimizing surgical and/or radiotherapy treatment, local recurrence rates of resectable rectal cancers have been reported to be less than 10% in both clinical trials and in some population-based studies. We examined patterns of care and local recurrence rates for rectal cancers in...

  • Accelerated hyperfractionation field-involved re-irradiation combined with concurrent capecitabine chemotherapy for locally recurrent and irresectable rectal cancer.
    Sun, D.-S.; Zhang, J.-D.; Li, L.; Y. Dai; Yu, J.-M.; Shao, Z.-Y. // British Journal of Radiology; Mar2012, Vol. 85 Issue 1011, p259 

    Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy and treatment-related toxicity of accelerated hyperfractionation field-involved re-irradiation combined with concurrent capecitabine chemotherapy for locally recurrent and irresectable rectal cancer (LRIRC). Methods: 72 patients with LRIRC who underwent the...

  • Evaluation of the learning curve in laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer.
    Kayano, Hajime; Okuda, Junji; Tanaka, Keitaro; Kondo, Keisaku; Tanigawa, Nobuhiko // Surgical Endoscopy; Sep2011, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p2972 

    Background: Laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer is considered to be more technically demanding than laparoscopic colectomy. This study aimed to analyze the learning curve for laparoscopic low anterior resection and to identify the factors that influence this learning curve....

  • Survivin, p53, and Ki-67 as predictors of histopathologic response in locally advanced rectal cancer treated with preoperative chemoradiotherapy.
    Terzi, Cem; Canda, Aras Emure; Sagol, Ozgul; Atila, Koray; Sonmez, Devrim; Fuzun, Mehmet; Gorken, Ilknur B.; Oztop, Ilhan; Obuz, Funda // International Journal of Colorectal Disease; Jan2008, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p37 

    The ability to predict response to chemoradiotherapy before the treatment may allow protecting poorly responding patients from the side effects of neoadjuvant treatment. Several molecular markers have been proposed to radio and chemosensitivity of rectal cancer. In this study, from...

  • Lokale Diagnostik beim Rektumkarzinom.
    Ptok, H.; Gastinger, I.; Lippert, H. // Der Chirurg; May2012, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p448 

    Accurate pretherapeutic staging of rectal cancer is crucial for further therapeutic management and important for prognosis. The most accurate diagnostic tools in the assessment of T and N categories of rectal cancer are endorectal ultrasound (EUS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)....

  • Pathologisches Staging und Response-Evaluation beim Rektumkarzinom.
    Wittekind, C.; Oberschmid, B // Der Chirurg; May2012, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p423 

    The application of so-called neoadjuvant therapy may induce changes in tumor tissues that have to be determined concerning the degree of severity (regression grading) and which also influence pathological staging. The extent of morphological changes (response) to be evaluated ranges from...

  • Neo-adjuvant chemo-radiation of rectal cancer with Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy: summary of technical and dosimetric features and early clinical experience.
    Richetti, Antonella; Fogliata, Antonella; Clivio, Alessandro; Nicolini, Giorgia; Pesce, Gianfranco; Salati, Emanuela; Vanetti, Eugenio; Cozzi, Luca // Radiation Oncology; 2010, Vol. 5, p14 

    Background: To report about initial technical and clinical experience in preoperative radiation treatment of rectal cancer with volumetric modulated arcs with the RapidArc® (RA) technology. Methods: Twenty-five consecutive patients (pts) were treated with RA. All showed locally advanced...

  • Surgical training on rectal cancer surgery: do supervised senior residents differ from consultants in outcomes?
    Pastor, Carlos; Cienfuegos, Javier; Baixauli, Jorge; Arredondo, Jorge; Sola, Jesus; Beorlegui, Carmen; Hernandez-Lizoain, Jose // International Journal of Colorectal Disease; May2013, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p671 

    Introduction: The present work is a comparative study to investigate the independent effect of tutored senior residents on rectal cancer surgery in an academic university hospital. The variable 'surgeon' is held to be a major determinant of outcome following total mesorectal excision (TME) for...

  • Valor pronóstico de la respuesta patológica a la radioquimioterapia preoperatoria en el cáncer de recto bajo localmente avanzado.
    BANNURA C., GUILLERMO; VARGAS N., CLAUDIO; BARRERA E., ALEJANDRO; MELO L., CARLOS; ILLANES F., FELIPE // Revista Chilena de Cirugia; Jun2013, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p236 

    Background: Preoperative chemo radiotherapy improves the prognosis of locally advanced low rectal cancer and induces a pathological response in the tumor, which may have prognostic value. Aim: To assess the results of rectal cancer treatment according to the degree of pathological response of...

  • Preoperative intensified radiochemotherapy for rectal cancer: experience of a single institution.
    Dionisi, Francesco; Musio, Daniela; Raffetto, Nicola; Codacci-Pisanelli, Giovanni; Iannacone, Eva; Caiazzo, Rossella; Banelli, Enzo // International Journal of Colorectal Disease; Feb2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p153 

    Purpose: The aim of our study was to evaluate the feasibility and the effectiveness of an intensified neoadjuvant protocol with the addition of weekly oxaliplatin in the preoperative strategy of rectal cancer treatment. Patients and methods: Patients with locally advanced rectal cancer received...

  • A observational study of the efficacy and safety of capecitabine versus bolus infusional 5-fluorouracil in pre-operative chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer.
    Chen, Chin-Fan; Huang, Ming-Yii; Huang, Chih-Jen; Wu, Chan-Han; Yeh, Yung-Sung; Tsai, Hsiang-Lin; Ma, Cheng-Jen; Lu, Chien-Yu; Chang, Shun-Jen; Chen, Ming-Jenn; Wang, Jaw-Yuan // International Journal of Colorectal Disease; Jun2012, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p727 

    Background and objectives: This study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of preoperative radiotherapy (RT) combined with bolus infusional 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) or oral capecitabine in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC). Materials and methods: Seventy-four patients were...

  • Irinotecan.
    Chen, Chin-Fan; Huang, Ming-Yii; Huang, Chih-Jen; Wu, Chan-Han; Yeh, Yung-Sung; Tsai, Hsiang-Lin; Ma, Cheng-Jen; Lu, Chien-Yu; Chang, Shun-Jen; Chen, Ming-Jenn; Wang, Jaw-Yuan // Reactions Weekly; 10/8/2011, Issue 1372, p21 

    The article describes the cases of two patients who developed febrile neutropenia following treatment with irinotecan for metastatic rectal cancer or sigmoid colon cancer.

  • Tegafur.
    Chen, Chin-Fan; Huang, Ming-Yii; Huang, Chih-Jen; Wu, Chan-Han; Yeh, Yung-Sung; Tsai, Hsiang-Lin; Ma, Cheng-Jen; Lu, Chien-Yu; Chang, Shun-Jen; Chen, Ming-Jenn; Wang, Jaw-Yuan // Reactions Weekly; 6/23/2012, Issue 1407, p36 

    The article describes the case of a 48-year-old woman who experienced acral hyperpigmentation while receiving treatment with tegafur for Duke's C rectal adenocarcinoma.

  • Intersphincteric resection for very low rectal cancer: a systematic review.
    Akagi, Yoshito; Kinugasa, Tetsushi; Shirouzu, Kazuo // Surgery Today; Aug2013, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p838 

    Radical surgical treatment for very low rectal cancer near the anus has generally involved abdominoperineal resection. Various sphincter-saving operations have been developed for such tumors to optimize the patients' postoperative quality of life. Current protocols focus on intersphincteric...

  • UC Irvine Health Leads U.S. Study of Robotic Surgery for Cancer.
    Pigazzi, Alessio // Orange County Business Journal; 7/22/2013, Vol. 36 Issue 29, pB-42 

    The article focuses on Alessio Pigazzi, surgeon and chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery at University of California (UC) Irvine Health in Irvine, California who leads the U.S. for an international study of using robotic surgery in the treatment of rectal cancer.

  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic segmental resection with rectoanal anastomosis: a new approach for the management of complicated rectourethral fistula.
    Lee, K.; Lee, M.; Pigazzi, A. // Techniques in Coloproctology; Oct2013, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p585 

    Various transanal and perineal surgical techniques have been described for the treatment of rectourethral fistula (RUF). However, these techniques are poorly suited for complicated fistulas. Here, we present a novel minimally invasive procedure: robotic-assisted laparoscopic segmental resection...

  • Rectal cancer treatment and outcome in the elderly: an audit based on the Swedish rectal cancer registry 1995-2004.
    Jung, Bärbel; Påhlman, Lars; Johansson, Robert; Nilsson, Erik // BMC Cancer; 2009, Vol. 9, Special section p1 

    Background: Limited information is available regarding the effect of age on choice of surgical and oncological treatment for rectal cancer. The objective of this study was to assess the influence of age on treatment and outcome of rectal cancer. Methods: We utilized data in the Swedish Rectal...

  • The Difficulty with Localization of Rectal Cancer after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy.
    TORRES, MARLA L.; McCAFFERTY, MICHAEL H.; JORDEN, JEFFREY // American Surgeon; Sep2010, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p974 

    Neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy (NCRT) has become the standard treatment for locally advanced rectal cancer. Subsequent downstaging can make identification of the primary tumor challenging. Complete pathologic response rates of 8 per cent to 27 per cent are seen with current NCRT regimen. Two...

  • Comparison of two preoperative chemoradiotherapy regimens for locally advanced rectal cancer: capecitabine alone versus capecitabine plus irinotecan.
    Sung Uk Lee; Dae Yong Kim; Sun Young Kim; Ji Yeon Baek; Hee Jin Chang; Min Ju Kim; Tae Hyun Kim; Ji Won Park; Jae Hwan Oh // Radiation Oncology; 2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1 

    Background To compare the short-term tumor response and long-term clinical outcome of two preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) regimens for locally advanced rectal cancer Methods This study included 231 patients scheduled for preoperative CRT using two chemotherapeutic protocols from April...

  • Multidisciplinary Discussion and Management of Rectal Cancer: A Population-based Study.
    Swellengrebel, H. A. M.; Peters, E. G.; Cats, A.; Visser, O.; Blaauwgeers, H. G. T.; Verwaal, V. J.; van Velthuysen, M. L.; Cense, H. A.; Bruin, S. C.; Marijnen, C. A. M. // World Journal of Surgery; Sep2011, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p2125 

    Background: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the value of discussing rectal cancer patients in a multidisciplinary team (MDT). Methods: All treated rectal cancer patients (>T1M0) diagnosed in 2006-2008 were included. According to the national guidelines, neoadjuvant...

  • The influence of the treatment response on the impact of resection margin status after preoperative chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer.
    Joo Ho Lee; Eui Kyu Chie; Kyubo Kim; Seung-Yong Jeong; Kyu Joo Park; Jae-Gahb Park; Gyeong Hoon Kang; Sae-Won Han; Do-Youn Oh; Tae-You Kim; Yung-Jue Bang; Ha, Sung W. // BMC Cancer; 2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    Background Circumferential resection margin (CRM) and distal resection margin (DRM) have different impact on clinical outcomes after preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) followed by surgery. Effect and adequate length of resection margin as well as impact of treatment response after preoperative...

  • P1–001S-1 + OXALIPLATIN AS AN ADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY FOR PATIENTS WITH CURATIVE RESECTION OF DOUBLE CANCER OF STOMACH AND RECTUM.
    Kobayashi, K.; Kosuge, M.; Mitsumori, N.; Ken, E.; Bungo, F.; Harada, T.; Uematsu, M.; Arakawa, Y.; Nagasaki, E.; Aiba, K. // Annals of Oncology; Nov2013 Supplement 9, Vol. 24, pix66 

    No abstract available.

  • Long-term Outcome of Local Excision after Complete Pathological Response to Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer.
    Issa, Nidal; Murninkas, Alejandro; Powsner, Eldad; Dreznick, Zeev // World Journal of Surgery;  

    Background: Neoadjuvant chemoradiotion therapy (CRT) for advanced rectal cancer has improved local disease. Complete rectal wall tumor regression may be associated with the absence of viable cancer cells in the mesorectum, and thus local excision (LE) of such lesions as an alternative to radical...

  • CHIRURGIA LAPAROSCOPICÄ‚ VERSUS CHIRURGIA DESCHISÄ‚ ÃŽN TRATAMENTUL CANCERULUI DE RECT: REZULTATE PE TERMEN SCURT.
    FETTI, ALIN-CORNEL; ZAHARIE, FLORIN VASILE; FETTI, EMILIA; POP, CEZAR EMIL; IANCU, CORNEL // Clujul Medical;  

    The aim of this study was to compare the short-term outcome of laparoscopic surgery and open surgery in the treatment of rectal cancer. Materials and methods. This prospective clinical study, carried out between 2008-2011, included 260 patients with rectal cancer, of which 60 were treated by...

  • Endoscopically observable white nodule caused by distal intramural lymphatic spread of rectal cancer: a case report.
    Ayako Tsumura; Shozo Yokoyama; Katsunari Takifuji; Tsukasa Hotta; Kenji Matsuda; Takashi Watanabe; Yasuyuki Mitani; Hiroki Yamaue // World Journal of Surgical Oncology;  

    This report describes a case of rectal cancer with endoscopically observable white nodules caused by distal intramural lymphatic spread. A 57-year-old female presented to our hospital with frequent diarrhea and hemorrhoids. Computed tomography showed bilateral ovarian masses and three hepatic...

  • Capecitabine.
    Ayako Tsumura; Shozo Yokoyama; Katsunari Takifuji; Tsukasa Hotta; Kenji Matsuda; Takashi Watanabe; Yasuyuki Mitani; Hiroki Yamaue // Reactions Weekly; 2/1/2014, Issue 1486, p11 

    The article presents a case study of a 70-year-old man diagnosed with various toxicities developed while receiving capecitabine for his rectal cancer.

  • Concomitant boost IMRT-based neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for clinical stage II/III rectal adenocarcinoma: results of a phase II study.
    Ji Zhu; Fangqi Liu; Weilie Gu; Peng Lian; Weiqi Sheng; Junyan Xu; Gang Cai; Debing Shi; Sanjun Cai; Zhen Zhang // Radiation Oncology; 2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1 

    Aim This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy and toxicities of concomitant boost intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) along with capecitabine and oxaliplatin, followed by a cycle of Xelox, in neoadjuvant course for locally advanced rectal cancer. Materials and methods Patients...

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