Rectal Cancer

Common Name(s)

Rectal Cancer, Cancer, Rectal, Rectal neoplasm

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Condition Specific Organizations

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

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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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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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

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

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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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 1427 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Dysfunctional loop ileostomy after low anterior resection for rectal cancer in the presence of Meckel's diverticulum: a case report.
 

Author(s): Konstadinos G Spiridakis, Eleftherios E Sfakianakis, Manthos E Flamourakis, Margetousakis C Theodoros, Efstathios K Rahmanis, Evaggelia M Polychronaki, George E Kostakis, Theodoros G Papadakis, Manousos S Hristodoulakis

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A temporary protective loop ileostomy is a routine procedure to protect the anastomosis in patients who undergo low anterior resection for rectal cancer. The aim of this case report is to present a rare complication caused by Meckel's diverticulum.

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2015

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A Meta-Analysis of Quality of Life, Estimated by Questionnaires of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) after Rectal Cancer Surgery.
 

Author(s): S Maslyankov, D Penchev, G Todorov, N Vladov

Journal: Chirurgia (Bucur). ;110(4):356-61.

 

Rectal carcinoma is one of the most common cancers on a global scale. Although there were major improvements in its treatment during the last two decades, surgery is still the only curative method. However, is often complicated and can cause disorder of different aspects of the patients ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2015

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Clinical and Paraclinical Criteria of Patient Selection for the Non-operative Treatment in Completely Responsive Rectal Cancer (after Neoadjuvant Radiochemotherapy).
 

Author(s): A M Marincaş, V M Prunoiu, E Brătucu, C Cirimbei, S Ionescu, R Buzatu, N D Straja

Journal: Chirurgia (Bucur). ;110(4):351-5.

 

Neoadjuvant radiotherapy is included in the treatment protocols for rectal tumors in stages = T3. The use of neoadjuvant radiotherapy allowed the limit of surgical oncologic safety margin to decrease with 1-2 cm and the abdominoperineal resection to be able to be performed in tumors ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 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 177 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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The development of fulminant type 1 diabetes during chemotherapy for rectal cancer.
 

Author(s): Junichiro Adachi, Makiyo Mimura, Naoki Gotyo, Takayuki Watanabe

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(7):819-22.

 

A 34-year-old man with a history of rectal cancer was receiving oral chemotherapy [tegafur-uracil (UFT) with leucovorin]. He visited our hospital due to nausea and abdominal pain, and his laboratory data revealed the presence of urinary ketones, hyperglycemia and high anion gap metabolic ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2015

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Effectiveness of the apparent diffusion coefficient for predicting the response to chemoradiation therapy in locally advanced rectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Haiting Xie, Tao Sun, Ming Chen, Hao Wang, Xin Zhou, Yunkai Zhang, Huanhong Zeng, Jilian Wang, Wei Fu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Feb;94(6):e517.

 

The efficacy of the different apparent diffusion coefficients (ADCs) in predicting different responses to preoperative chemoradiation therapy (CRT) in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) is controversial. We did this meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of different ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: 4 Jan 2016

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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: 4 Dec 2015

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