Italian Survey on the Surgical Treatment of Locally Recurrent Colorectal Cancer

  • Paolo DelrioEmail author
  • Daniela Rega
  • Cinzia Sassaroli
  • Fulvio Ruffolo
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


It is well accepted among the medical community that treating primary colon cancer (CC) can be attempted outside large referral centers if specific pathways and accepted guidelines are followed. Rectal cancer (RC), however, requires a more demanding approach, since it often involves specific staging, multidisciplinary team discussion, and combined treatment strategy such as neoadjuvant therapy for locally advanced disease [1, 2, 3]. Therefore RC treatment, in several countries, has been centralized in dedicated tertiary centers with high volumes for surgery and integrated therapy [4, 5].


Rectal Cancer Total Mesorectal Excision National Comprehensive Cancer Network National Comprehensive Cancer Network Pelvic Exenteration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Delrio
    • 1
    Email author
  • Daniela Rega
  • Cinzia Sassaroli
  • Fulvio Ruffolo
  1. 1.Colorectal Surgical Oncology, Department of Abdominal OncologyIstituto Nazionale Tumori - IRCCS Fondazione G. PascaleNaplesItaly

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