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What more do we want from neoadjuvant treatment strategies in rectal cancer?

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Radiation therapy (RT) delivered preoperatively has clearly shown to improve local disease control after radical surgery in rectal cancer [1–3]. In fact different options including short-course or long-course regimens have been extensively studied with similar good long-term local disease control [4–6]. Also, the addition of chemotherapy with fluoropyrimidine to radiation led to further improvement in local disease control of these patients [7,8].

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