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 1509 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinicopathological study of 9 cases of prostate cancer involving the rectal wall.
 

Author(s): Tao Tang, Zhengduo Yang, Dan Zhang, Jie Qu, Guang Liu, Shiwu Zhang

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Prostate cancer involving the rectal wall is rare and may lead to diagnostic pitfalls.

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2017

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SEOM Clinical Guideline of localized rectal cancer (2016).
 

Author(s): E González-Flores, F Losa, C Pericay, E Polo, S Roselló, M J Safont, R Vera, J Aparicio, M T Cano, C Fernández-Martos

Journal: Clin Transl Oncol. 2016 Dec;18(12):1163-1171.

 

Localized rectal adenocarcinoma is a heterogeneous disease and current treatment recommendations are based on a preoperative multidisciplinary evaluation. High-resolution magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopic ultrasound are complementary to do a locoregional accurate staging. ...

Last Updated: 1 Dec 2016

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Relationship between serum uric acid and metastatic and nonmetastatic rectal cancer patients with undergoing no chemotherapy.
 

Author(s): Cheng Yuan, Xin-Hua Xu, Xiao-Long Wang, Lu Xu, Zhuo Chen, Yuan-Qiang Li

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Nov;95(47):e5463.

 

The aim of this study was to investigate the role of uric acid (UA) in assessing rectal cancer metastasis.There were 475 newly diagnosed patients with complete data in our study, a total of 475 cases were reviewed, and divided into patients with metastasis and without metastasis.There ...

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2016

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Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Rectal Cancer" returned 189 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Adjuvant radiotherapy for the treatment of stage IV rectal cancer after curative resection: A propensity score-matched analysis and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Min Jung Kim, Sang Jin Kim, Sung-Chan Park, Dae Yong Kim, Ji Won Park, Seung-Bum Ryoo, Seung-Yong Jeong, Kyu Joo Park, Heung Kwon Oh, Duck-Woo Kim, Sung-Bum Kang, Jung Nam Joo, Jae Hwan Oh,

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Nov;95(47):e4925.

 

The role of pelvic radiotherapy (RT) in stage IV rectal cancer with total mesorectal excision (TME) has not been defined. We evaluated the impact of RT on oncologic outcomes among patients with stage IV rectal cancer who underwent TME and performed a meta-analysis of published studies.The ...

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2016

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Definitive high-dose radiotherapy with concurrent chemotherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Min-Jeong Kim, Eun Seok Kim, Seung-Gu Yeo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Oct;95(40):e5059.

 

Standard management for locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC) involves preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) and radical surgery. However, this level of treatment may be unnecessary for a subgroup of LARC patients. Previous reports have shown that approximately 20% of LARC patients ...

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2016

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Neoadjuvant Combined-Modality Therapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer and Its Future Direction.
 

Author(s): Mohamed E Salem, Marion Hartley, Keith Unger, John L Marshall

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Jun;30(6):546-62.

 

Rectal cancer treatment presents a challenge, and its optimal management requires a multidisciplinary approach involving surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists. Advances in surgical techniques, radiotherapy, and medical imaging technology have transformed the therapeutic landscape ...

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2016

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Short-course Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2015

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Feasibility of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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Rosuvastatin in the Treatment of Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2016

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