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 1174 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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Evaluation of pilot experience with robotic-assisted proctectomy and coloanal anastomosis for rectal cancer.
 

Author(s): Syed Ali, Brian M Taylor, Christopher M Schlachta

Journal: Can J Surg. 2015 Jun;58(3):188-92.

 

Robotic-assisted proctectomy with coloanal anastomosis (RPCA) is an innovative technique of pelvic dissection for low rectal cancer. Our objective was to evaluate our pilot experience with this procedure compared with open proctectomy with coloanal anastomosis (OPCA).

Last Updated: 27 May 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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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 157 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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Reirradiation of locally recurrent rectal cancer: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Marianne Grønlie Guren, Christine Undseth, Bernt Louni Rekstad, Morten Brændengen, Svein Dueland, Karen-Lise Garm Spindler, Rob Glynne-Jones, Kjell Magne Tveit

Journal: Radiother Oncol. 2014 Nov;113(2):151-7.

 

Many patients with rectal cancer receive radiotherapy as a component of primary multimodality treatment. Although local recurrence is infrequent, reirradiation may be needed to improve resectability and outcomes. This systematic review investigated the effects of reirradiation in ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2015

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Laparoscopic versus open surgery for rectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
 

Author(s): Feng-Wa Zhang, Zhao-Yu Zhou, Hai-Lin Wang, Jv-Xia Zhang, Bao-Shan Di, Wen-Hui Huang, Ke-Hu Yang

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2014 ;15(22):9985-96.

 

Laparoscopic and open rectum surgery for rectal cancer remains controversial. This systematic review compared the short-term and long-term efficiency and complications associated with laparoscopic and open resection for rectal cancer.

Last Updated: 18 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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