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ASO Author Reflections: Combining Intensive Neoadjuvant Therapy with Minimally Invasive Surgery: A Promising Future Strategy for Rectal Cancer with High-Risk Features

  • Tsuyoshi KonishiEmail author
  • Eiji Shinozaki
ASO Author Reflections
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Disclosures

Tsuyoshi Konishi and Eiji Shinozaki report no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Gastroenterological SurgeryCancer Institute Hospital of the Japanese Foundation for Cancer ResearchTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Gastroenterological OncologyCancer Institute Hospital of the Japanese Foundation for Cancer ResearchTokyoJapan

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