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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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 1875 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Does baseline [18F] FDG-PET/CT correlate with tumor staging, response after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy, and prognosis in patients with rectal cancer?
 

Author(s): Letizia Deantonio, Angela Caroli, Erinda Puta, Daniela Ferrante, Francesco Apicella, Lucia Turri, Gianmauro Sacchetti, Marco Brambilla, Marco Krengli

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[18F] fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ([18F] FDG-PET/CT) may be used for tumor staging and prognosis in several tumors but its role in rectal cancer is still debated. The aim of the present study was to assess the correlation of baseline [18F] FDG-PET ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Anatomical basis for the choice of laparoscopic surgery for low rectal cancer through the pelvic imaging data-a cohort study.
 

Author(s): Zhou Yang, Guo Chunhua, Yuan Huayan, Yang Jianguo, Cheng Yong

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Low rectal cancer surgery without anus conservation needs permanent ileostomy or colostomy which seriously affects the quality of life of patients. Therefore, low rectal cancer surgery not only pays attention to the safety of surgical treatment but also to the anus conservation.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Robotic versus laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer in male urogenital function preservation, a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Xiaoli Tang, Zheng Wang, Xiaoqing Wu, Meiyuan Yang, Daorong Wang

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Urogenital dysfunction after rectal cancer surgery can largely affect patients' postoperative quality of life. Whether robotic surgery can be a better option when comparing with laparoscopic surgery is still not well-known.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Rectal Cancer" returned 247 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The value of magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose pathological complete response of rectal cancer after therapy: A protocol for meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Mei Zhang, Jipin Li, Xueni Ma, Bo Wang, Jiarui Wu, Ya Gao, Jinhui Tian, Jiancheng Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Oct;97(43):e12901.

 

Although the trends of colorectal incidence rate and mortality have decreased during the past 20 years, however, they are still high. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy is recommended as the standard treatment strategy of local advanced rectal cancer followed by surgery and adjuvant therapy. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and endorectal ultrasonography for detecting lymph node involvement in patients with rectal cancer: A protocol for an overview of systematic reviews.
 

Author(s): Xin Wang, Ya Gao, Jipin Li, Jiarui Wu, Bo Wang, Xueni Ma, Jinhui Tian, Minghui Shen, Jiancheng Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Oct;97(43):e12899.

 

Rectal cancer is one of the most common tumors and is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in developed countries. Lymph node involvement remains the strongest prognostic factor associated with a worse prognosis in patients with rectal cancer. Several systematic reviews have ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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High ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery during sigmoid colon and rectal cancer surgery increases the risk of anastomotic leakage: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Jinshui Zeng, Guoqiang Su

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The ideal level of ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) during curative resection of sigmoid colon and rectal cancer is still controversial. The aim of this meta-analysis was to examine the impact of high ligation and low ligation of the IMA on anastomotic leakage, overall ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Early Evaluation of Chemosensitivity for Low-risk Stage II/III Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2018

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Total Mesorectum Excision With Left Colic Artery Preservation for the Treatment of Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2018

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Feasibility of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2018

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