Published in Cancer Weekly, April 17th, 2006
"EUS has been shown to be a reliable tool for staging rectal cancer. Nevertheless, the accuracy of EUS after chemoradiation remains unclear; therefore the purpose of the present paper was to compare the accuracy of EUS staging for rectal cancer before and following chemoradiation. Patients with rectal cancer undergoing EUS staging were stratified into two groups.
"Group I consisted of 66 patients who underwent surgery following EUS staging without preoperative chemoradiation," explained Y. Maor and colleagues, Chaim Sheba...
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