Present and Future Treatment for Patients With Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

Dr. Blase Polite, associate professor of medicine, section of hematology/oncology, reviews data for chemotherapy in rectal cancer, discusses the use of newer chemotherapy agents with radiation therapy and examines the evidence for neoadjuvant chemotherapy for rectal cancer.    Dr. Polite also explores the role for removing modalities of therapy for rectal cancer.  

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Blase Polite, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Blase Polite, MD, has expertise in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies, with a particular focus on colon, rectal, and anal cancers, and neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumors. In conjunction with the Center for GI Oncology, Dr. ...

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