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A 65-year-old male patient with a rectal cancer 5 cm above the anal verge undergoes neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy, proctectomy, and anastomosis. Final pathology shows a ypT2N1 adenocarcinoma. The closest radial margin is 2 mm and the distal margin is 1 cm. Which is the MOST appropriate next step in this patient’s management?

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