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Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of robotic versus laparoscopic resections for patients with low rectal cancer.

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of robotic versus laparoscopic resections for patients with low rectal cancer.

Posted by on Feb 27, 2023 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of robotic versus laparoscopic abdominoperineal resections (APRs) for the treatment of patients with low rectal cancer (RC). The data showed that robotic APRs significantly reduced surgical trauma and promoted recovery after surgery compared with laparoscopic APRs in these patients. Some...

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Evaluating the effect of total neoadjuvant therapy versus standard neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and planned adjuvant chemotherapy on the survival of patients with locally advanced rectal cancer.

Evaluating the effect of total neoadjuvant therapy versus standard neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and planned adjuvant chemotherapy on the survival of patients with locally advanced rectal cancer.

Posted by on Sep 1, 2022 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of total neoadjuvant therapy (TNT) versus standard neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) and planned adjuvant chemotherapy on the survival of patients with locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC). The data showed that TNT did not increase survival compared with standard CRT and planned adjuvant...

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Which is the best approach for treating lateral lymph node metastasis in locally advanced rectal cancer?

Which is the best approach for treating lateral lymph node metastasis in locally advanced rectal cancer?

Posted by on Sep 17, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the best approach for treating lateral lymph node (LLNs) metastasis in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC). The data showed that a radiation dose boost is an effective way of increasing the response rate and decreasing recurrence rates in these patients. Some background Rectal cancer (RC) is one...

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FOLFIRINOX before pre-surgery treatment can improve the outcomes of patients with rectal cancer

FOLFIRINOX before pre-surgery treatment can improve the outcomes of patients with rectal cancer

Posted by on Jun 6, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to investigate FOLFIRINOX (oxaliplatin, irinotecan, leucovorin, and fluorouracil) before pre-surgery chemoradiotherapy (CRT) for patients with rectal cancer (RC). The study found that FOLFIRINOX given before CRT and surgery improved the outcomes of these patients. Some background RC can be treated with...

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Irinotecan plus bevacizumab improves metastatic colorectal cancer outcomes

Irinotecan plus bevacizumab improves metastatic colorectal cancer outcomes

Posted by on May 23, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the best first-line therapy to add to bevacizumab (Avastin) treatment in patients with metastatic (spread to other parts of the body) colorectal cancer (mCRC). Researchers suggested that irinotecan (Camptosar) plus bevacizumab improved the outcomes of these patients. Some background Colorectal cancer is...

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Survival of patients with rectal cancer followed-up by the watch and wait method after chemoradiotherapy

Survival of patients with rectal cancer followed-up by the watch and wait method after chemoradiotherapy

Posted by on Apr 21, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the outcomes of patients with rectal cancer who were followed up with the watch and wait method after chemoradiotherapy (CRT). Researchers suggested that this strategy can effectively identify patients who can have a less frequent follow-up if they maintain response for the first 3 years...

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How do different types of rectal cancer surgery impact urinary and sexual function?

How do different types of rectal cancer surgery impact urinary and sexual function?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The aim of this study was to evaluate the urinary and sexual function of patients following 2 types of rectal cancer surgery. The study found that in men, robotic surgery resulted in better urinary and sexual function. Some background Rectal cancer can be treated by surgical removal of the tumor. Therapy for rectal cancer has improved...

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High-dose rate intraoperative brachytherapy is associated with improved outcomes in patients with high-risk rectal cancer

High-dose rate intraoperative brachytherapy is associated with improved outcomes in patients with high-risk rectal cancer

Posted by on Apr 3, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of electron beam radiotherapy (EBR) and high-dose brachytherapy (HDB) during surgery in patients with rectal cancer who underwent an incomplete removal of the cancer. Researchers suggested that HDB was associated with a lower risk of recurrence in these patients.  Some background Colorectal...

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CT-guided radioactive implant improves the outcomes of locally advanced rectal cancer

CT-guided radioactive implant improves the outcomes of locally advanced rectal cancer

Posted by on Mar 28, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of computed tomography (CT)-guided radioactive 125Iodine (RI) implantation in patients with recurrent locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC). Researchers suggested that CT-guided RI implantation is a good and safe treatment for patients with LARC that came back...

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Laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery provides safe oncological outcomes

Laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery provides safe oncological outcomes

Posted by on Mar 7, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared oncological adequateness (OA) and surgery outcomes between open and laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery. Researchers suggested that laparoscopic surgery (LS) is associated with good surgical and oncological outcomes. Some background Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide. Of these, 35% are rectal...

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Comparing outcomes in robotic and open surgery for patients with rectal cancer

Comparing outcomes in robotic and open surgery for patients with rectal cancer

Posted by on Feb 26, 2021 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effectiveness of open surgery (OS) and robotic surgery (RS) in patients with rectal cancer. Researchers suggested that RS and OS provided similar treatment outcomes in these patients. Some background Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancer worldwide. Rectal cancer makes up for one-third of these cases....

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