Rectal Cancer, Version 2.2018, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Rectal Cancer address diagnosis, staging, surgical management, perioperative treatment, management of recurrent and metastatic disease, disease surveillance, and survivorship in patients with rectal cancer. This portion of the guidelines focuses on the management of localized disease, which involves careful patient selection for curative-intent treatment options that sequence multimodality therapy usually comprised of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgical resection.

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Cited Authors

  • Benson, AB; Venook, AP; Al-Hawary, MM; Cederquist, L; Chen, Y-J; Ciombor, KK; Cohen, S; Cooper, HS; Deming, D; Engstrom, PF; Grem, JL; Grothey, A; Hochster, HS; Hoffe, S; Hunt, S; Kamel, A; Kirilcuk, N; Krishnamurthi, S; Messersmith, WA; Meyerhardt, J; Mulcahy, MF; Murphy, JD; Nurkin, S; Saltz, L; Sharma, S; Shibata, D; Skibber, JM; Sofocleous, CT; Stoffel, EM; Stotsky-Himelfarb, E; Willett, CG; Wuthrick, E; Gregory, KM; Gurski, L; Freedman-Cass, DA

Published Date

  • July 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 874 - 901

PubMed ID

  • 30006429

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-1413

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.6004/jnccn.2018.0061


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States