Chapter 14. Cancer of the Colon and Rectum

  1. Janusz Jankowski MD, PhD, FRCP, FACG Consultant Gastroenterologist Fellow Professor12,13,14,15,16,
  2. Richard Sampliner MD Professor of Medicine Chief of Gastroenterology17,18,
  3. David Kerr CBE, MA, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci Head of Department of Clinical Pharmacology16,19,20 and
  4. Yuman Fong MD Professor of Surgery21,22
  1. Rachel S. Midgley BSc, MB ChB, MRCP, PhD1,
  2. Omar Khan BSc, MBBS, MRCP2,
  3. Andrew Weaver MD, MRCP, FRCR3,
  4. Daniel Royston MBChB, BMSc4,
  5. Bryan Warren MBChB, FRCP, FRCPath3,
  6. Margaret Betts MBChB, MRCP, FRCR3,
  7. Baljit Singh FRCS, DPhil5,
  8. Chris Cunningham MD, FRCSEd6,
  9. Ami Sabharwal MD1,
  10. David Kerr CBE, MA, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci1,
  11. Robert Glynne-Jones BA, MBBS, FRCR, FRCP7,
  12. Zahir Soonwalla FRCS, MS, DNB2,
  13. Fergus Gleeson FRCP, FRCR8,
  14. Carlos Escriu MD, MRCP9,
  15. Mark Middleton MD10,
  16. Ann MacArthur Rgn, Enb11 and
  17. Julia Liddi BSc3

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300147.ch14

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

How to Cite

Midgley, R. S., Khan, O., Weaver, A., Royston, D., Warren, B., Betts, M., Singh, B., Cunningham, C., Sabharwal, A., Kerr, D., Glynne-Jones, R., Soonwalla, Z., Gleeson, F., Escriu, C., Middleton, M., MacArthur, A. and Liddi, J. (2008) Cancer of the Colon and Rectum, in Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach (eds J. Jankowski, R. Sampliner, D. Kerr and Y. Fong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300147.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 12

    Digestive Diseases Centre UHL Trust, Leicester, UK

  2. 13

    James Black Senior Fellow and Professor, University of Oxford, UK

  3. 14

    Cancer Research, UK

  4. 15

    Queen Mary University of London, UK

  5. 16

    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  6. 17

    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tuscon, AZ, USA

  7. 18

    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, USA

  8. 19

    Rhodes Professor of Cancer Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK

  9. 20

    University of Oxford, UK

  10. 21

    Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

  11. 22

    Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    Cancer Research UK, Department of Medical Oncology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  4. 4

    Department of Cellular Pathology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  5. 5

    Nuffield Department of Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  6. 6

    Department of Colorectal Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  7. 7

    Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, UK

  8. 8

    Department of Radiology, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK

  9. 9

    Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology, Liverpool, UK

  10. 10

    University of Oxford, Cancer Research UK, Department of Medical Oncology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK

  11. 11

    The Horton Hospital, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127837

Online ISBN: 9781444300147

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Keywords:

  • colon and rectum cancer;
  • adenocarcinoma biopsy diagnosis;
  • preoperative chemoradiotherapy;
  • lymph node involvement;
  • rectal cancer and total mesorectal excision (TME);
  • circumferential resection margin;
  • early colorectal cancer;
  • metastatic colorectal cancer therapy;
  • tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diagnosis

  • Imaging and staging

  • Treatment

  • References