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Endoscopic Resection Might be Inadequate for High-risk Rectal Cancer

(ChemotherapyAdvisor) – Patients with high-risk submucosal rectal cancer are at higher risk of recurrence following endoscopic resection than are patients with colon cancer; high-risk rectal tumors should be treated with surgical resection and lymph node dissection, according to the authors of an analysis of data from the largest retrospective multicenter cohort study of outcomes published…

Palliative Surgery

Robotic Rectal Surgery

Although I have adopted utilizing the robotic technique as another option in my armamentarium, as a surgical oncologist who performs a large volume of colorectal surgery, I feel there are benefits to robotic resection in select situations. I do not feel there is a role for this technique for standard colon resections.

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