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 1549 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

It's Tough to Make Predictions, Especially About the Future ... of Rectal Cancer.
 

Author(s): Thomas J George, Mark S Roh

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Jun;30(6):563-4.

 

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2016

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Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Predicts Pathology Complete Response of Rectal Cancer Treated with Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy.
 

Author(s): Yuan-Gui Chen, Ming-Qiu Chen, Yu-Yan Guo, Si-Cong Li, Jun-Xin Wu, Ben-Hua Xu

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To evaluate the predictive value of the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) for pathologic complete response (pCR) to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (NCRT) in locally advanced rectal cancer.

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2016

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Is It Possible to Shorten the Duration of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer?
 

Author(s): Kai-Yun You, Rong Huang, Xin Yu, Yi-Min Liu, Yuan-Hong Gao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Apr;95(16):e3427.

 

The long duration of 4 months of postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy is currently recommended for locally advanced rectal cancer after preoperative chemoradiation and surgery. Whether a short duration could be applied in these patients is unknown. So, the purpose of this study is ...

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2016

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The terms "Rectal Cancer" returned 195 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Robotic Surgery for Colon and Rectal Cancer.
 

Author(s): Eun Jung Park, Seung Hyuk Baik

Journal: Curr Oncol Rep. 2016 Jan;18(1):5.

 

Robotic surgery, used generally for colorectal cancer, has the advantages of a three-dimensional surgical view, steadiness, and seven degrees of robotic arms. However, there are disadvantages, such as a decreased sense of touch, extra time needed to dock the robotic cart, and high ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2016

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Standardized data collection to build prediction models in oncology: a prototype for rectal cancer.
 

Author(s): Elisa Meldolesi, Johan van Soest, Andrea Damiani, Andre Dekker, Anna Rita Alitto, Maura Campitelli, Nicola Dinapoli, Roberto Gatta, Maria Antonietta Gambacorta, Vito Lanzotti, Philippe Lambin, Vincenzo Valentini

Journal: Future Oncol. 2016 Jan;12(1):119-36.

 

The advances in diagnostic and treatment technology are responsible for a remarkable transformation in the internal medicine concept with the establishment of a new idea of personalized medicine. Inter- and intra-patient tumor heterogeneity and the clinical outcome and/or treatment's ...

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 15 May 2015

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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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