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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 740195, 5 pages
Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Application in Response Prediction before, during, and after Neoadjuvant Radiochemotherapy in Primary Rectal Cancer Carcinoma
1Department of Radiotherapy, Policlinico Umberto I “Sapienza” University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena 326, 00161 Rome, Italy
2Department of Radiological Sciences, Oncology and Pathology, Policlinico Umberto I “Sapienza” University of Rome, Polo Pontino, Corso della Repubblica 79, 04100 Latina, Italy
3Department of Surgical Sciences, Policlinico Umberto I “Sapienza” University of Rome, Viale Regina Elena 326, 00161 Rome, Italy
4Spencer-Lorillard Foundation, Viale Regina Elena 291, 00161 Rome, Italy
Received 16 May 2013; Accepted 24 June 2013
Academic Editor: Aleksandra Nikolic
Copyright © 2013 Daniela Musio et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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