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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 48774
Country/Territory Ireland
Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Minireviews
Article Title Neoadjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer management
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Gerard Feeney, Rishabh Sehgal, Margaret Sheehan, Aisling Hogan, Mark Regan, Myles Joyce and Michael Kerin
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Funding Agency Grant Number
NBCRI, Symptomatic Breast Unit, University Hospital Galway
Corresponding author Gerard Feeney, MBChB, Doctor, Doctor, Department of General/Colorectal Surgery, Lambe Institute, Galway University Hospital, Newcastle Road, Galway H91 YR71, Ireland. g.feeney3@nuigalway.ie
Keywords Rectal cancer; Neoadjuvant therapy; Low anterior resection syndrome; Stoma; Transanal endoscopic microsurgery; Trans-anal total mesorectal excision
Core Tip Neoadjuvant radiotherapy aims to downstage tumours for a more effective oncological resection. Studies have shown that both long and short course pre-operative radiotherapy confers benefits to local recurrence. Some patients completely respond to radiotherapy and have been enrolled in surveillance programmes without undergoing surgery. It is essential to be aware of the disadvantages associated with radiotherapy. Radiation therapy increases the risk of anorectal and genitourinary dysfunction which have a deleterious impact on quality of life. Thus it is imperative to accurately identify patients who are likely to benefit from neoadjuvant radiotherapy in order to minimise morbidity and improve patient outcomes.
Citation Feeney G, Sehgal R, Sheehan M, Hogan A, Regan M, Joyce M, Kerin M. Neoadjuvant radiotherapy for rectal cancer management. World J Gastroenterol 2019;25(33): 4850-4869
2019-05-09 02:27
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2019-05-10 03:17
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2019-07-22 02:18
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2019-07-22 06:26
2019-07-28 21:52
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2019-08-02 10:14
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2019-08-07 09:37
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ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Open Access This is an open-access article that was selected by an in-house editor and fully peer-reviewed by external reviewers. It is distributed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, build upon this work non-commercially, and license their derivative works on different terms, provided the original work is properly cited and the use is non-commercial. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Assistant Editor Xiang Li
Science Editor Ruo-Yu Ma (Quit in 2020)
Reviewer Code 00536689, 02520781, 03003594, and 00073640
Editorial Director Ze-Mao Gong
Journal Chief Editor
Company Chief Editor Lian-Sheng Ma
Language Editor
Electronic Editor Yu-Jie Ma
Responsible Electronic Editor Yu-Jie Ma
Responsible Science Editor Ze-Mao Gong
Proofing Editorial Director Jin-Lei Wang
Proofing Editor-in-Chief Lian-Sheng Ma
Full Article (PDF) WJG-25-4850.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJG-25-4850.docx
Manuscript File 48774-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 48774-Answering reviewers.pdf
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Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 48774-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
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Peer-review Report 48774-Peer-review(s).pdf
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Scientific Editor Work List 48774-Scientific editor work list.pdf