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 24 May 2023

May's 'Paper of the Month' looks at a study which aimed to evaluate transanal irrigation (TAI) as a treatment for low anterior resection syndrome (LARS).

On 30 Apr 2023

April's 2023 'Paper of the Month' presents a randomized clinical trial on colorectal endoscopic stenting (CReST) for obstructing left-sided colorectal cancer.

On 10 Mar 2023

March’s paper of the month looks at the FOxTROT trial, a randomised control trial comparing recurrence rate in patients with locally advanced colon cancer receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) vs. postoperative chemotherapy.

On 16 Feb 2023

February's paper of the month looks at the treatment of patients with metastastic colorectal cancer patients with BRAFV600E mutations.

On 1 Nov 2022

November's Paper of the Month looks at the Efficacy and safety of extended duration to perioperative thromboprophylaxis

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