EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
52,725,316
Abstracts:
28,411,598
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Trends in the usa for the management of adeno carcinoma of the rectum


Surgery Gynecology & Obstetrics 153(5): 701-706
Trends in the usa for the management of adeno carcinoma of the rectum
Data from surveys conducted by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons were examined to identify recent trends in the treatment of carcinoma of the rectum. Between 1973-1978, the stage of disease at diagnosis for the total series change little but significant upgrading in the stage of disease at diagnosis for the black patients was observed. There was increasing use of a multimodality approach to treatment combining operation with radiotherapy. The use of chemotherapy alone or in combination with other therapies, while never widely used, declined during this interval. Significant changes occurred in the type of operations performed for carcinoma in the upper 2/3 of the rectum. Abdominoperineal resection was increasingly being displaced by low anterior resection. The trend toward multimodality treatment and the use of effective sphincter preserving procedures represent significant changes in the therapy of rectal carcinoma.


Accession: 006839545



Related references

Management and survival of adeno carcinoma of the rectum in the usa results of a national survey by the american college of surgeons. Oncology (Basel) 39(5): 265-273, 1982

Carcinoma of the colon and rectum; modern trends in management. Pennsylvania Medical Journal 53(1): 41-43, 1950

Therapeutic trends and management in advanced carcinoma of the colon and rectum. New York State Journal of Medicine 50(17:1): 2047-2049, 1950

Adeno carcinoma of the rectum and squamous cell carcinoma of the anorectal junction a case report. Patologia (mexico City): 205-209, 1972

Metastasizing of penis in adeno carcinoma of rectum. Therapie der Gegenwart 111(7): 976-981, 1972

Metastatic adeno carcinoma of the mandible from the rectum. Australian Dental Journal 26(2): 101-104, 1981

Curative external radiation for adeno carcinoma of the rectum. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 7(9): 1206-1207, 1981

Cell mediated immunity in adeno carcinoma of the colo rectum. Journal of Surgical Research 24(4): 253-258, 1978

Does fibronectin determine the metastatic potential of adeno carcinoma of rectum?. Journal Of Pathology: 78, 1982

The significance of metastases to the adrenal glands in adeno carcinoma of the colon and rectum. Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics 144(4): 537-546, 1977