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What does TME stand for?

TME stands for Total Mesorectal Excision

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Over 1,800 patients with rectal cancer were randomly assigned to undergo either total mesorectal excision or preoperative radiation therapy and total mesorectal excision.
An interim analysis of data from an ongoing trial of 1,321 rectal cancer patients undergoing total mesorectal excision found no advantage associated with a total dose of 25 Gy given in five fractions over 5-7 days less than 10 days before surgery.