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Rectal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

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Last updated:30th Jun 2017

Evidence shows that rectal cancer is distinct from colon cancer, with different aetiologies and risk factors possibly reflecting different environmental exposures. These updated guidelines provide recommendations for the treatment and management of rectal cancer including follow-up, long-term implications and survivorship. Also included are new diagnosis, staging and treatment algorithms that address the treatment of local recurrence and metastatic disease.

 

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