ESCP Nice 26-28 September 2018

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Countdown to Conference begins… our first interview is with Ethem Geçim, ESCP President

Countdown to Conference begins… our first interview is with Ethem Geçim, ESCP President

17 May 2018

In the first of a series of interviews with key speakers from this year’s ESCP annual meeting in Nice, we spoke with ESCP President Ethem Geçim,...

Perceptions of stoma-related problems differ between healthcare professionals and patients

16 May 2018

Young ESCP member, Hossam Elfeki, co-authors a paper as part of Colostomy Impact Score Study Group published in BJS Open.

Meet the Executive… Gabriela Möslein

Meet the Executive… Gabriela Möslein

16 May 2018

Gabriela Möslein is ESCP's General Secretary and Director of the Center for Hereditary Tumors at Helios University Hospital Wuppertal in...

What is TAMIS?

14 May 2018

Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) is a specialised minimally invasive approach for removing benign polyps and early stage cancerous tumours...

Meet the Executive… Ethem Geçim

Meet the Executive… Ethem Geçim

14 May 2018

Ethem Geçim is ESCP President and Professor of Surgery at Ankara University Medical School in Turkey.

Organ preservation for rectal cancer (GRECCAR 2): a prospective, randomised, open-label, multicentre, phase 3 trial

11 May 2018

Our May Paper of the Month commentary concerns the organ preservation approach for small rectal cancers. It is the first randomized study comparing...

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Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

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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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