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Current Evidence and Future Directions in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

  1. Content type: Case report

    The free flap transfer of a latissimus dorsi flap (LDF) for the closure of sacral wound defects after pelvic exenteration and radiation therapy offers a successful tool of the plastic surgeon. This case report...

    Authors: Jan Matschke, Rafael Armbruster, Christian Reeps, Jürgen Weitz and Adrian Dragu

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:154

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  2. Content type: Review

    Post-treatment management is essential for improving the health and quality of life of colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors. The number of cancer survivors is continually increasing, which is causing a correspond...

    Authors: Ameera Balhareth, Mohammed Yousef Aldossary and Deborah McNamara

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:153

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Cancer metastasis from colon cancer to an anal fistula is very rare. We herein reported a rare case in which local excision was performed for metastatic anal fistula cancer originating from rectal cancer.

    Authors: Takuto Ikeda, Atsushi Nanashima, Akiko Ichihara, Eiji Kitamura, Kenzo Nagatomo and Hiroyuki Tanaka

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:149

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  4. Content type: Technical innovations

    This study aims to present the feasibility of the open approach of hemilevator excision (HLE) as a promising alternative of the laparoscopic and/or robotic ones for the treatment of low rectal cancer extending...

    Authors: Theodoros Mariolis-Sapsakos, Giannos Psathas, Taxiarchis Konstantinos Nikolouzakis, Konstantinos Laschos, Charikleia Triantopoulou, Gerasimos Bonatsos and John Tsiaoussis

    Citation: World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 17:131

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