Advances in TME surgery

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Published: 19 Apr 2010
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Prof Cornelis van de Velde - Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands

Professor van de Velde offers an update on the progress of their international trial investigating whether preoperative radiotherapy is necessary when TME surgery is performed by a highly skilled surgeon. The importance of a skilled surgeon is stressed as an incredibly significant factor in the cancer treatment process.