In the natural history of colorectal cancer, recurrence involves 30 to 50% of patients who have undergone curative surgical treatment [1] and occurs, in over 90% of cases, in the first 5 years following exeresis of the primitive tumor [2]. The risk of tumor recurrence is greater in patients presenting at diagnosis with a higher tumor stage (according to the commonly used TNM staging proposed by the American Joint Committee on Cancer, AJCC). The most common sites of colorectal recurrence are, in order,

Surveillance after Curative Resection of Rectal Cancer

LEON, PIERA;PALMISANO, SILVIA;MASARO, SIMONETTA;de Manzini, Nicolo'
2013

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In the natural history of colorectal cancer, recurrence involves 30 to 50% of patients who have undergone curative surgical treatment [1] and occurs, in over 90% of cases, in the first 5 years following exeresis of the primitive tumor [2]. The risk of tumor recurrence is greater in patients presenting at diagnosis with a higher tumor stage (according to the commonly used TNM staging proposed by the American Joint Committee on Cancer, AJCC). The most common sites of colorectal recurrence are, in order,
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