Tumor Board can save Sphincter, A Review of Contemporary Multidisciplinary Management of Rectal Cancer

Authors

  • Tooba Ali Department of Oncology, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Sehrish Abrar Department of Oncology, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Maria Tariq Department of Oncology, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Yumna Jamil Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Muaz Abbasi Department of Medicine, Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan.

Keywords:

Rectal Cancer, Multidisciplinary Treatment, Cancer, Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy, Tumor Board

Abstract

Abstract: Colorectal cancer ranks third amongst various malignancies worldwide out of which a major proportion is of rectal carcinoma. With increasing incidence of rectal cancer amongst younger population in past two decades various advancements towards organ preservation approach have been devised. Total Neo-adjuvant approach (TNT) is current standard of care in various clinical scenarios involving rectal malignancy. In this review article role of Radiation in neo adjuvant setting and various landmark trials leading to it are discussed in detail.

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2022-12-30

How to Cite

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Ali T, Abrar S, Tariq M, Jamil Y, Abbasi MM. Tumor Board can save Sphincter, A Review of Contemporary Multidisciplinary Management of Rectal Cancer. Nat J Health Sci [Internet]. 2022Dec.30 [cited 2024May29];7(4):174-80. Available from: https://ojs.njhsciences.com/index.php/njhs/article/view/352

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