Original Publication Date: 1 December, 2014
Publication / Source: Colorectal Cancer
Authors: Francesco Cellini
A clear benefit was progressively recorded during the last decades for the clinical outcome of locally advanced rectal cancer . This was due to both the integration of available evidence from literature addressing the therapeutic approaches and the optimization of each treatment modality. The role of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) is of major relevance as such evidence is the cornerstone of the process of evolution of clinical management.