Oncology: International Journal of Cancer Research and Treatment
Published online: November 2017
Suzuki T.a · Sadahiro S.a · Tanaka A.a · Okada K.a · Saito G.a · Miyakita H.a · Akiba T.b · Yamamuro H.b
Background: The histologic response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) has been intimately related to outcomes in locally advanced rectal cancer. However, reliable prognostic factors have yet to be established. The study group comprised 198 patients with locally advanced rectal cancer who received CRT.