This video defines neoadjuvant therapy and addresses some of the common misconceptions. It explains the reasons a physician might choose neoadjuvant therapy for their patients.
AJCC's Donna Gress presents a scenario in which a patient responded to neoadjuvant therapy with either a partial or a complete response, but staging information is not available in the medical record. Learn more at http://cancerstaging.org. This presentation was supported by the Cooperative Agreement Number 5U58DP001864-04 from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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