Rectal Cancer (cont.)
Timothy Kuo, MD
George Fisher, MD, PhD
Winston W Tan, MD
Mary L Windle, PharmD
Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP
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Synonyms and Keywords
rectal cancer, mucosa, muscularis propria, mesorectum, colorectal cancer, adenocarcinoma, rectal adenocarcinoma, rectal bleeding, colorectal screening, fecal occult blood test, FOBT, endoscopy, digital rectal examination, DRE, flexible sigmoidoscopy, rigid sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, EUS, carcinoembryonic antigen,CEA, transanal excision, mesorectal surgery, low anterior resection, LAR, abdominoperineal resection, APR
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