Berlin 20-22 September 2017 - registration now open!

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ESCP Conference Delegate Support Policy

21 April 2017

Effective from 2017, ESCP is delighted to offer a financial support package, for up to 5 applicants, that aims to welcome delegates for whom...

Latest ESCP Cohort Studies Update

15 March 2017

ESCP's Cohort Studies Sub-Committee has just published a update on the society's snapshot studies which form the largest study of this type ever...

Abstract submission now open!

3 March 2017

Submissions are invited for Main Abstracts, New Trials Forum and Surgical Video sessions at ESCP's Conference in Berlin, 20-22 September 2017.

ESCP Workshop in Antalya, Turkey: Decision-making in Fistula Surgery

20 February 2017

ESCP has joined up with the Turkish Society of Colorectal Surgery to host a training event at the 16th Turkish Colon and Rectal Surgery Congress in...

Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

Colorectal Disease Journal cover


This month:

Is it time to rethink the rule of total mesorectal excision? A prospective radiological and pathologic study in 49 consecutive patients with mid-rectal cancer ~ Nathalie Guedj, Magaly Zappa, Léon Maggiori, Caroline Bertin, Christophe Hennequin and Yves Panis

Volatile organic compounds as new biomarkers for colorectal cancer: a review (pages 654–663) ~ M. Di Lena, F. Porcelli and D. F. Altomare

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Editor's choice

A new article from the journal is selected each month as Editor's Choice. An accompanying commentary is written by one of the Associate Editors.

Long-term results following an anatomically based surgical technique for resection of colon cancer: a comparison with results from complete mesocolic excision ~ Bokey L, Chapuis PH, Chan C, Stewart P, Rickard MJFX, Keshava A, Dent OF.


The journal of Colorectal Disease publishes original research in all disciplines relating to colorectal pathology.

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