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Definition of Chemoradiotherapy

Chemoradiotherapy: The combination of simultaneous chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Chemoradiotherapy before surgery has been found to reduce the risk of local recurrence of rectal cancer.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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