For the interest and benefit of ESCP members, the Research Committee are going to write a monthly short report on a significant colorectal article that has been published in the last six months.

These summaries should provide an informative read on significant developments that have the potential to help patients. We would welcome your suggestions regarding articles and also your ideas on how this initiative may be developed.


On 5 Sep 2022

September’s paper of the month looks at the FORCE trial, a randomized control trial aiming to improve the intestinal function (LARS score) and the quality of life (QoL) of patients who had undergone a low anterior resection for rectal cancer.

On 8 Aug 2022

August's paper of the month looks at the effect of circulating tumor DNA analysis as a guide for adjuvant therapy in Stage II Colon Cancer.

On 21 Jun 2022

June's paper of the month looks at the effect of short-term exercise on recovery after colorectal cancer surgery.

On 21 Apr 2022

April's paper of the month looks at perineal wound healing after abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer: a retrospective cohort study.

On 31 Mar 2022

March's paper of the month looks at the comparison between immunochemical testing for fecal blood (FIT) and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (FS) as tools for colorectal cancer screening in a Norwegian population.

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