Long-course (chemo)Radio Therapy (LC-CRT) aims at downsizing the tumor to potentially reduce radicalness of surgery. There is increasing evidence that not all stage II/III rectal cancer patients need neoadjuvant irradiation and in some cases surgery might be omitted. 8 GE Healthcare offers a comprehensive approach to radiation therapy planning to target tumors for optimum treatment.
8. Radiotherapy for Colorectal Cancer: Current Standards and Future Perspectives. Matthias F. Häfnera,b,* and Jürgen Debusa,b Visc Med. 2016 Jun; 32(3): 172–177.