Surgery for recurrent rectal and colonic cancer

Peter M. Sagar

in Colorectal Cancer

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199590209
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739675 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Oncology Library

Surgery for recurrent rectal and colonic cancer

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• Patients with recurrent colonic or rectal cancer need careful preoperative evaluation • Surgical resection offers potential for cure and good palliation • Management is multidisciplinary • Site of recurrence determines nature of resection and prognosis.

Chapter.  2735 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Oncology

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