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Factors affecting local regrowth after watch and wait for patients with a clinical complete response following chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer (InterCoRe consortium): an individual participant data meta-analysis.Chadi, S; Malcomson, Lee; Ensor, J; Riley, R; Vaccaro, C; Rossi, G; Daniels, I; Smart, N; Osborne, M; Beets, G; et al. (2018-10-11)In patients with rectal cancer who achieve clinical complete response after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy, watch and wait is a novel management strategy with potential to avoid major surgery. Study-level meta-analyses have reported wide variation in the proportion of patients with local regrowth. We did an individual participant data meta-analysis to investigate factors affecting occurrence of local regrowth.