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Session 3: Intra-operative radiotherapy - creating new surgical boundaries

Abstract:

In patients with advanced and recurrent colorectal cancer, surgical resection with clear margins is the greatest challenge and is limited by known anatomical constraints. Preoperative or intra-operative assessment of the limits of surgical dissection may help to explore the possibility of improving resectability through either targeted external beam radiotherapy or intra-operative radiotherapy. Professor Chang reviews the evidence base and potential advantages and disadvantages of this approa...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/codi.14083

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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Colorectal Disease Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
S1
Pages:
65-75
Publication date:
2018-05-24
DOI:
ISSN:
1463-1318 and 1462-8910
Pubs id:
pubs:857538
URN:
uri:836bf094-2afc-4015-afa6-574305b4df16
UUID:
uuid:836bf094-2afc-4015-afa6-574305b4df16
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pubs:857538
Language:
English
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