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Radiation And Chemotherapy Before Surgery Effective In Fight Against Rectal Cancer

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May 17, 1999
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University of Florida
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The killing power of rectal cancer can be reduced sharply through a combination of radiation and drug therapy before surgery, University of Florida researchers report this month in the Annals of Surgery.

By Victoria White


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