Current best practices and rationalistic perspectives in causation-based prevention, early detection and multidisciplinary treatment of breast and gastric cancer

Gastric & Breast Cancer e-journal
DOI: 10.2122/gbc.2010.0114


Low anterior rectal resection for rectal cancer: Why laparoscopic or robotic surgery may improve outcomes?

Prof. Dr. Med Christof Hottenrott , M.D.

Affiliation: Prof. Dr. Med Christof Hottenrott , Chirurgische Klinik St. Elisabethenkrankenhaus Ginnheimer Straße 3, 60487, Frankfurt.


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Laparoscopic colectomy has become a standard treatment for colon cancer in specialized hospitals. High-quality evidence has demonstrated its superiority over open colectomy for resectable stages 1 to 3 disease in terms of improving quality of life (QOL) without worsening long-term survival [1, 2].



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