Personalized management of elderly patients with rectal cancer: Expert recommendations of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, European Society of Coloproctology, International Society of Geriatric Oncology, and American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Isacco Montroni*, Giampaolo Ugolini, Nicole M. Saur, Antonino Spinelli, Sid Rostoft, Monica Millan, Albert Wolthuis, Ian R. Daniels, Roel Hompes, Marta Penna, Alois Furst, Demetris Papamichael, Avni M. Desai, Stefano Cascinu, Jean-Pierre Gerard, Arthur Sun Myint, Valery E. P. P. Lemmens, Mariana Berho, Mark Lawler, Nicola De Liguori CarinoFabio Potenti, Oriana Nanni, Mattia Altini, Geerard Beets, Harm Rutten, David Winchester, Steven D. Wexner, Riccardo A. Audisio

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1685-1702
Number of pages18
JournalEuropean Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume44
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2018

Keywords

  • Rectal cancer
  • Elderly patients
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Frailty
  • Functional recovery
  • Recommendations
  • RANDOMIZED CLINICAL-TRIAL
  • QUALITY-OF-LIFE
  • COLORECTAL LIVER METASTASES
  • TOTAL MESORECTAL EXCISION
  • PHASE-III TRIAL
  • LAPAROSCOPIC-ASSISTED RESECTION
  • ADVERSE POSTOPERATIVE OUTCOMES
  • AVOIDING RADICAL SURGERY
  • X-RAY BRACHYTHERAPY
  • 6-MINUTE WALK TEST

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