Rectal Cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2013 – Ann Oncol 2013; 24 (Suppl 6): vi81-vi88.

Authors: B. Glimelius, E. Tiret, A. Cervantes, D. Arnold

This ESMO Guideline provides recommendations for diagnosis & pathology/molecular biology, staging & risk assessment, management of local/locoregional disease - overall & risk-adapted treatment, total mesorectal excision, evaluation of response after preoperative (chemo)radiotherapy and postoperative therapy, management of local recurrences and metastatic disease, and follow-up & long-term implications.

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