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Advanced rectal cancer

This Module focuses on surgical management options for advanced rectal cancer, including the TME plane of resection, and the oncological management of advanced rectal cancer including the use of neo-adjuvant chemo-radiation.

Advanced rectal cancer
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Learning objectives

  • Learn the difference between APE, ELAPE, anterior resection and when each would be used
  • Learn what constitutes risk of recurrence on MRI and how it determines treatment options for neo-adjuvant therapy
  • Learn how metastatic disease is managed
  • Learn when palliative management of the patient may be considered