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 1553 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Long-term outcomes of surgery alone versus surgery following preoperative chemoradiotherapy for early T3 rectal cancer: A propensity score analysis.
 

Author(s): Seung Hyun Cho, Gyu-Seog Choi, Gab Chul Kim, An Na Seo, Hye Jung Kim, Won Hwa Kim, Kyung-Min Shin, So Mi Lee, Hunkyu Ryeom, See Hyung Kim

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar;96(12):e6362.

 

Recently, a few studies have raised the question of whether preoperative chemoradiotherapy (PCRT) is essential for all T3 rectal cancers. This case-matched study aimed to compare the long-term outcomes of surgery alone with those of PCRT + surgery for magnetic resonance imaging ...

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2017

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Case 39-2016: A Man with a History of Prostate Cancer and Recent Rectal Bleeding.
 

Author(s): John T Dammin

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2017 03;376(9):897-8.

 

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017

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Comparison of perioperative outcomes between laparoscopic and open surgery for mid-low rectal cancer with total mesorectal excision following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy.
 

Author(s): Weiping Chen, Qiken Li, Pengnian Qiu, Lai Jiang, Zhixuan Fu, Yongtian Fan, Dechuan Li, Peng Liu, Lilong Tang

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. 2016 Dec;12(Supplement):C199-C204.

 

The objective of our study was to determine the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic total mesorectal excision (TME) for mid-low rectal cancer following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT).

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Rectal Cancer" returned 193 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative chemoradiotherapy with or without oxaliplatin in locally advanced rectal cancer.
 

Author(s): Jiabin Zheng, Xingyu Feng, Weixian Hu, Junjiang Wang, Yong Li

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar;96(13):e6487.

 

Preoperative chemoradiotherapy has become the current standard regimen for locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC). However, the additional benefit of oxaliplatin to preoperative chemotherapy was still controversial. On one hand, oxaliplatin may improve the tumor response rate of even ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2017

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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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The Importance of Preoperative Staging of Rectal Cancer Using Multiparametric MRI. A Systematic Review
 

Author(s): Ferdinand Bauer,

Journal: Chirurgia (Bucur). ;111(5):379-392.

 

A correct preoperative stadialization of rectal carcinoma has a direct influence upon its therapeutic strategy, resulting in a significant improvement of the survival rate and life quality after the treatment. The therapeutic strategy refers to the option of undergoing or not preoperative ...

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2016

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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: 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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