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June 27th, 2016

Stent Placement Reduces Need for Stoma in Some Colorectal Cancers


The placement of a stent as initial emergency treatment for colon obstruction reduces the need for a stoma without adversely affecting outcomes for patients with potentially curable colorectal cancer. These results were recently presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Colorectal cancer remains the second leading cause of […]

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