ESCP Nice 26-28 September 2018

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Travelling Fellowships for Korea and Japan Awarded

19 September 2018

Two ESCP members have secured the coveted Japan Society of Coloproctology (JSCP) and Korea Society of Coloproctology (KSCP) Travelling Fellowships....

Report from Travelling Fellowship to Korea 2018, Audrius Dulskas

Report from Travelling Fellowship to Korea 2018, Audrius Dulskas

19 September 2018

Audrius Dulskas reports on the experience he gained in colorectal cancer surgery during his fellowship in Korea. His trip included the International...

Centralisation of IBD care - why and how? - interview with Professor Ailsa Hart and Professor Omar Faiz

16 September 2018

Delegates to the annual ESCP Meeting later this month will have the opportunity to hear from not one, but two experts in the field of inflammatory bowel...

New spaces available for Parastomal Hernia Workshop symposium/lecture

New spaces available for Parastomal Hernia Workshop symposium/lecture

12 September 2018

We have excellent news for those who missed out on a place at the Operative Techniques for Parastomal Hernia Prevention and Repair Workshop - twelve more...

Professor Charles Knowles amongst leading constipation experts speaking at London Masterclass

Professor Charles Knowles amongst leading constipation experts speaking at London Masterclass

11 September 2018

Charles Knowles, Professor of Surgery at Queen Mary University of London and Consultant Colorectal surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust, will join an...

Effect of more vs less frequent follow-up testing on overall and colorectal cancer-specific mortality in patients with stage II or III colorectal cancer: the COLOFOL randomized clinical trial

10 September 2018

Is intensive follow-up of patients after curative surgery for colorectal cancer effective in reducing mortality? Our September Paper of the Month...

Upcoming Events

European Hereditary Tumor Group (EHTG) 3rd Meeting

23 September 2018 to 25 September 2018

ESCP 13th Scientific & Annual Meeting

26 September 2018 to 28 September 2018

ESGAR/ESCP Multidisciplinary Bowel Imaging Workshop

4 October 2018 to 5 October 2018

UEG Week 2018 Vienna

20 October 2018 to 24 October 2018

Surgery for Tomorrow's NHS

7 November 2018

SICCR 7th Educational Colorectal Meeting

19 November 2018 to 20 November 2018

World Congress on Surgeons 2018

22 November 2018 to 24 November 2018

Budapest Proctology Meeting 2018

23 November 2018 to 24 November 2018

Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease

27 November 2018 to 30 November 2018

Alpine Colorectal Meeting 2019

27 January 2019 to 29 January 2019

EAES Winter Meeting 2019

7 February 2019 to 8 February 2019

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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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