Sarah L. Bond

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One of the key criteria that informs patient management decisions for colorectal cancer is the extent of the shortest distance from the edge of the primary tumour to the edge of the mesorectum, also referred to as circumferential resection margin (CRM). This region is resected during surgery. The CRM is difficult for clinicians to measure accurately,(More)
Apart from chemoradiotherapy, surgery by total mesorectal resection is currently the only curative therapy for colorectal cancer. However, this often has a poor outcome, especially if there are affected lymph nodes too close to the resection boundary. The circumferential resection margin (CRM) is defined as the shortest distance from an affected region to(More)
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