Staging of colorectal cancer

  • R. John Nicholls
  • Neil J. McC. Mortensen
  • John M. A. Northover
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Moderator: Dr. Jass. The staging of colorectal cancer, a seemingly innocuous and dry subject, has within the last few years become topical and indeed spiked with emotion. A panel of five surgeons and five histopathologists, all with a special interest in colorectal cancer, have been invited to respond to a series of pertinent but fairly open-ended questions. I hope that you will find their answers both thought-provoking and instructive.


Rectal Cancer Staging System Bowel Wall Muscularis Propria Adjacent Organ Invasion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. John Nicholls
    • 1
  • Neil J. McC. Mortensen
    • 2
  • John M. A. Northover
    • 1
  1. 1.St. Mark’s HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.John Radcliffe HospitalHeadington, OxfordUK

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