What are the options for medical management of rectal cancer?

Updated: Apr 06, 2021
  • Author: Burt Cagir, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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Adjuvant medical therapy may include the following:

  • Adjuvant radiation therapy
  • Intraoperative radiation therapy
  • Adjuvant chemotherapy
  • Adjuvant chemoradiation therapy
  • Radioembolization

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