Looking for the Good, Bad and the Ugly rectal cancers of the twenty-first century… or “How to avoid tears when peeling onions”

Looking for the Good, Bad and the Ugly rectal cancers of the twenty-first century… or “How to... Tech Coloproctol (2017) 21:577–579 DOI 10.1007/s10151-017-1661-5 CO NTRO VERS IES I N C OLO R ECTAL SUR GERY Looking for the Good, Bad and the Ugly rectal cancers of the twenty-first century… or ‘‘How to avoid tears when peeling onions’’ R. Glynne-Jones Received: 28 June 2017 / Accepted: 29 June 2017 / Published online: 28 July 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 The management of patients with ‘‘locally advanced rectal is convinced they have to avoid a permanent stoma, CRT cancer’’ (LARC) continues to evolve. Total mesorectal may again be justified. But CRT will render young fit excision (TME) is the mainstay of curative treatment. patients infertile and cause adverse late effects. The longer Multiple randomised phase III trials showed that short- they survive, the worse will be the late effects of radiation. course preoperative radiotherapy (SCPRT) or chemoradi- Yet, if surgery does not entail a stoma and the patient ation (CRT) significantly reduced the rates of local recur- receives CRT for an early cancer and does not achieve a rence compared to surgery alone [1–9]. Multidisciplinary CCR, then the CRT was an unnecessary additional burden, teams (MDTs) take corporate decisions together on the which will make urinary, sexual http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Techniques in Coloproctology Springer Journals

Looking for the Good, Bad and the Ugly rectal cancers of the twenty-first century… or “How to avoid tears when peeling onions”

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/looking-for-the-good-bad-and-the-ugly-rectal-cancers-of-the-twenty-BXzzcqo0fS
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer International Publishing AG
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgery; Gastroenterology; Proctology; Abdominal Surgery; Colorectal Surgery
ISSN
1123-6337
eISSN
1128-045X
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10151-017-1661-5
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Tech Coloproctol (2017) 21:577–579 DOI 10.1007/s10151-017-1661-5 CO NTRO VERS IES I N C OLO R ECTAL SUR GERY Looking for the Good, Bad and the Ugly rectal cancers of the twenty-first century… or ‘‘How to avoid tears when peeling onions’’ R. Glynne-Jones Received: 28 June 2017 / Accepted: 29 June 2017 / Published online: 28 July 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 The management of patients with ‘‘locally advanced rectal is convinced they have to avoid a permanent stoma, CRT cancer’’ (LARC) continues to evolve. Total mesorectal may again be justified. But CRT will render young fit excision (TME) is the mainstay of curative treatment. patients infertile and cause adverse late effects. The longer Multiple randomised phase III trials showed that short- they survive, the worse will be the late effects of radiation. course preoperative radiotherapy (SCPRT) or chemoradi- Yet, if surgery does not entail a stoma and the patient ation (CRT) significantly reduced the rates of local recur- receives CRT for an early cancer and does not achieve a rence compared to surgery alone [1–9]. Multidisciplinary CCR, then the CRT was an unnecessary additional burden, teams (MDTs) take corporate decisions together on the which will make urinary, sexual

Journal

Techniques in ColoproctologySpringer Journals

Published: Jul 28, 2017

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create lists to
organize your research

Export lists, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off