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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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 1103 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Anastomotic salvage after rectal cancer resection using the Turnbull-Cutait delayed anastomosis.
 

Author(s): Julie Hallet, Alexandre Bouchard, Sébastien Drolet, Hélène Milot, Emilie Desrosiers, Aude Lebrun, Roger Charles Grégoire

Journal: Can J Surg. 2014 Dec;57(6):405-11.

 

Turnbull-Cutait abdominoperineal pull-through followed by delayed coloanal anastomosis (DCA) was first described in 1961. Studies have described its use for challenging colorectal conditions. We reviewed our experience with Turnbull-Cutait DCA as a salvage procedure for complex failure ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2014

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The location of surgical care for rural patients with rectal cancer: patterns of treatment and patient perspectives.
 

Author(s): Michelle C Nostedt, Andrew M McKay, David J Hochman, Debrah A Wirtzfeld, Clifford S Yaffe, Benson Yip, Richard Silverman, Jason Park

Journal: Can J Surg. 2014 Dec;57(6):398-404.

 

Where cancer patients receive surgical care has implications on policy and planning and on patients' satisfaction and outcomes. We conducted a population- based analysis of where rectal cancer patients undergo surgery and a qualitative analysis of rectal cancer patients' perspectives ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2014

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Self-reported practice patterns and knowledge of rectal cancer care among Canadian general surgeons.
 

Author(s): Devon P Richardson, Geoff A Porter, Paul M Johnson

Journal: Can J Surg. 2014 Dec;57(6):385-90.

 

Our objective was to examine the knowledge and treatment decision practice patterns of Canadian surgeons who treat patients with rectal cancer.

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2014

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The terms "Rectal Cancer" returned 138 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Is surgery always necessary in rectal cancer?
 

Author(s): Jorge Sabbaga, Maria Ignez Braghiroli, Paulo M Hoff

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 Jul;28(7):607-11.

 

Rectal cancer is a major health problem around the world, representing about one-third of the total colorectal cancer cases. Because of its anatomical location, there is a higher risk of local recurrence, and treatment often requires a complex multidisciplinary approach which includes ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2014

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Pelvic MRI for guiding treatment decisions in rectal cancer.
 

Author(s): Robert Glynne-Jones, David Tan, Vicky Goh

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 Aug;28(8):667-77.

 

Fluoropyrimidine-based chemoradiation (CRT) is used routinely for locally advanced rectal cancer to shrink the tumor preoperatively, improve lateral surgical clearance at total mesorectal excision, prevent local recurrence, and preserve organ function. In Northern Europe, short-course ...

Last Updated: 22 Aug 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: 24 Nov 2014

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 13 Feb 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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