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 1825 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The prognostic value of combining the CD8 + lymphocyte density and the circulating lymphocyte ratio in circumferential resection margin biopsy in rectal cancer.
 

Author(s): Bo Wu, Shengchao Zhao, Yaru Sheng, Lu Ren, Guoquan Song

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug;97(34):e11972.

 

A positive circumferential resection margin (CRM) may result in local recurrence (LR), but the significance remains controversial. We attempted to utilize the lymphocyte ratio (LYMR), neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) count, and their combinations ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE ASSESSMENT IN PATIENTS WITH RECTAL CANCER TREATED WITH CURATIVE INTENT.
 

Author(s): José Luís da Costa Alves de Souza, Caio Sergio Rizkallah Nahas, Sergio Carlos Nahas, Carlos Frederico Sparapan Marques, Ulysses Ribeiro Júnior, Ivan Cecconello

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;55(2):154-159.

 

The treatment of median and distal rectal cancer has evolved a lot in the last decades due to the dissemination of the technique of total mesortal excision and the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy. However, this multidisciplinary approach can affect patients' quality ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Fat-suppressed gadolinium-enhanced isotropic high-resolution 3D-GRE-T1WI for predicting small node metastases in patients with rectal cancer.
 

Author(s): Yan Chen, Xinyue Yang, Ziqiang Wen, Baolan Lu, Xiaojuan Xiao, Bingqi Shen, Shenping Yu

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To investigate the application value of fat-suppressed gadolinium-enhanced isotropic high-resolution 3D-GRE-T1WI in regional nodes with different short-axis diameter ranges in rectal cancer, especially in nodes ≤5 mm.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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 244 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The application of transanal total mesorectal excision for patients with middle and low rectal cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Dongping Hu, Penghui Jin, Lidong Hu, Wenhan Liu, Weisheng Zhang, Tiankang Guo, Xiongfei Yang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jul;97(28):e11410.

 

Recently, in order to overcome the shortcomings of laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of low rectal cancer, a new kind of surgical procedure, transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME), has rapidly become a research hotspot in the field of rectal cancer surgery study. Our study ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Critical and Challenging Issues in the Surgical Management of Low-Lying Rectal Cancer.
 

Author(s): Aeris Jane D Nacion, Youn Young Park, Seung Yoon Yang, Nam Kyu Kim

Journal: Yonsei Med. J.. 2018 Aug;59(6):703-716.

 

Despite innovative advancements, the management of distally located rectal cancer (RC) remains a formidable endeavor. The critical location of the tumor predisposes it to a circumferential resection margin that tends to involve the sphincters and surrounding organs, pelvic lymph node ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Does pelvic radiation increase rectal cancer incidence? - A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): A J M Rombouts, N Hugen, J J P van Beek, P M P Poortmans, J H W de Wilt, I D Nagtegaal

Journal: Cancer Treat. Rev.. 2018 Jul;68():136-144.

 

One of the late complications associated with radiation therapy (RT) is a possible increased risk of second cancer. In this systematic review, we analysed the incidence of rectal cancer following primary pelvic cancer irradiation.

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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Feasibility of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2018

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Rosuvastatin in the Treatment of Rectal Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rectal Cancer

 

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2018

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