Rectal Cancer

Common Name(s)

Rectal Cancer, Cancer, Rectal, Rectal neoplasm

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Following organizations serve the condition "Rectal Cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Center for Jewish Genetics

The Center is dedicated to gathering and disseminating knowledge about Jewish genetic disorders and hereditary cancers. Its mission is to educate and serve health care professionals, clergy and the Jewish community.

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2012

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Colon Cancer Alliance

Our mission is to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers. We are doing this by championing prevention, funding cutting-edge research and providing the highest quality patient support services.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Rectal Cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Center for Jewish Genetics

The Center is dedicated to gathering and disseminating knowledge about Jewish genetic disorders and hereditary cancers. Its mission is to educate and serve health care professionals, clergy and the Jewish community.

http://www.jewishgenetics.org

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2012

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Colon Cancer Alliance

Our mission is to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers. We are doing this by championing prevention, funding cutting-edge research and providing the highest quality patient support services.

http://www.ccalliance.org

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

http://stupidcancer.org

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Rectal Cancer" returned 1186 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Randomized Trial of Laparoscopic versus Open Surgery for Rectal Cancer.
 

Author(s): H Jaap Bonjer, Charlotte L Deijen, Eva Haglind,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Jul;373(2):194.

 

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2015

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Risk factors of permanent stomas in patients with rectal cancer after low anterior resection with temporary stomas.
 

Author(s): Chul Min Lee, Jung Wook Huh, Yoon Ah Park, Yong Beom Cho, Hee Cheol Kim, Seong Hyeon Yun, Woo Yong Lee, Ho-Kyung Chun

Journal: Yonsei Med. J.. 2015 Mar;56(2):447-53.

 

The aim of this study was to identify risk factors influencing permanent stomas after low anterior resection with temporary stomas for rectal cancer.

Last Updated: 16 Feb 2015

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Surgical treatment in stenosing rectal cancer.
 

Author(s): V Deaconescu, L Simion, M Alecu, S Ionescu, B Mastalier, N D Straja

Journal: Chirurgia (Bucur). ;109(6):794-9.

 

Rectal cancer represents an important health issue, which involves multidisciplinary treatment, posing a major surgical challenge, both in terms of diagnosis and treatment.

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Rectal Cancer" returned 155 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[What's new in rectal cancer?].
 

Author(s): Sadreddine Ben Abid, Rania Hefaiedh, Zeineb Mzoughi, Nizar Miloudi, Arfaa Naafa, Med Tahar Khalfallah

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Oct;92(10):593-600.

 

In recent years, multidisciplinary therapeutic management of rectal cancer has evolved. This progress had interest radio and chemotherapy.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2015

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ACR Appropriateness Criteria® rectal cancer: metastatic disease at presentation.
 

Author(s): Karyn A Goodman, Sarah A Milgrom, Joseph M Herman, May Abdel-Wahab, Nilofer Azad, A William Blackstock, Prajnan Das, Theodore S Hong, Salma K Jabbour, William E Jones, Andre A Konski, Albert C Koong, Rachit Kumar, Miguel Rodriguez-Bigas, William Small, Charles R Thomas, W Warren Suh,

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 Oct;28(10):867-71, 876, 878.

 

The management of rectal cancer in patients with metastatic disease at presentation is highly variable. There are no phase III trials addressing therapeutic approaches, and the optimal sequencing of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery remains unresolved. Although chemoradiation ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2014

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Impact of radiotherapy boost on pathological complete response in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Johannes Peter Maarten Burbach, Annemarie Maria den Harder, Martijn Intven, Marco van Vulpen, Helena Marieke Verkooijen, Onne Reerink

Journal: Radiother Oncol. 2014 Oct;113(1):1-9.

 

We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to quantify the pathological complete response (pCR) rate after preoperative (chemo)radiation with doses of ⩾60Gy in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. Complete response is relevant since this could select a proportion ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Trametinib, Fluorouracil, and Radiation Therapy Before Surgery in Treating Patients With Stage II-III Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Rectal Cancer; Stage IIA Rectal Cancer; Stage IIB Rectal Cancer; Stage IIC Rectal Cancer; Stage IIIA Rectal Cancer; Stage IIIB Rectal Cancer; Stage IIIC Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 5 Jun 2015

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Induction Chemotherapy Before or After Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy and Surgery for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Neoplasms; Rectal Cancer Stage II; Rectal Cancer Stage III

 

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2015

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Preoperative Radiochemotherapy With Hyperthermia for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer; Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer; Hyperthermia; Hyperthermic Radiochemotherapy; Hyperthermic Chemoradiotherapy; Deep Regional Hyperthermia

 

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2015

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