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ESCP will be the professional organisation
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Latest News

Pathophysiology of MSI: what the surgeon needs to know

3 July 2020

A paper and visual abstract on microsatellite instability by Gloria Zaffaroni, Miguel Cunha and Gabriela Möslein.

Insights from the Prospective Lynch Syndrome Database: an Introduction by Dr Toni Seppälä

Insights from the Prospective Lynch Syndrome Database: an Introduction by Dr Toni Seppälä

25 June 2020

Interview by Zoe Garoufalia and Gloria Zaffaroni. Lynch syndrome is characterised by predisposition to colorectal, endometrial, and other cancers,...

ESCP Exec members re-launch new series of #ColorectalLive

ESCP Exec members re-launch new series of #ColorectalLive

18 June 2020

The anticipated next instalment in the series of Johnson & Johnson Institute’s #ColorectalLive interviews will be broadcast live on Twitter this Monday...

Y-ESCP vacancy on Research Committee

Y-ESCP vacancy on Research Committee

17 June 2020

ESCP's Research Committee invites applications for their new role, Y-ESCP Communications Representative.

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Upcoming Events

EHTG Meeting 2020

19 September 2020 to 21 September 2020

UEG Week Virtual 2020

11 October 2020 to 13 October 2020

2021 ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting

24 April 2021 to 28 April 2021

ESCP 16th Scientific & Annual Meeting

22 September 2021 to 24 September 2021

Tripartite Colorectal Meeting 2022

21 February 2022 to 24 February 2022

ESCP 17th Scientific & Annual Meeting

28 September 2022 to 30 September 2022

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Colorectal Disease – the Official Journal of ESCP

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June 2020

Extended thromboprophylaxis following colorectal surgery in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a comprehensive systematic clinical review - T. McKechnie et al

Is neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy sufficient in patients with advanced rectal malignancy and positive extra‐mesorectal lateral lymph nodes? - N. Ahmadi et al

The informational and decisional preferences of patients undergoing surgery for Crohn’s anal fistula: a qualitative study - M. J. Lee et al

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Colon capsule endoscopy: an innovative method for detecting colorectal pathology during the COVID‐19 pandemic? - C. MacLeod et al

Coronavirus pandemic and colorectal surgery: practical advice based on the Italian experience - S. Di Saverio et al

COVID‐19: impact on colorectal surgery - S. D. Wexner et al


Editor's Choice

An article from the journal is selected each month as Editor's Choice.

Early clinical outcomes of a rapid colorectal cancer diagnosis pathway using faecal immunochemical testing in Nottingham, Chapman et al - S. K. Clark


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

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