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Rectum

Known as: LARGE INTESTINE, RECTUM, Retto, Hemorrhoidal 
The terminal portion of the gastrointestinal tract, extending from the rectosigmoid junction to the anal canal.
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2019
Review
2019
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 2019
  • Corpus ID: 207890033
Who developed these recommendations? The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed these recommendations. The ACP is a… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory disease that mainly affects the colon and rectum. It is believed that genetic factors… Expand
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2017
Review
2017
Background Prebiotic soluble fibers are fermented by beneficial bacteria in the colon to produce short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs… Expand
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2017
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2017
Metastatic colorectal carcinoma (mCRC) is a heterogeneous disease with differing outcomes and clinical responses and poor… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the… Expand
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2008
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2008
PURPOSE Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are considered rare tumors and can produce a variety of hormones. In this study, we examined… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The influence of excess body weight on the risk of death from cancer has not been fully characterized. METHODS In a… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Diverticulosis is the presence of protrusions or outpouchings of the lining of the colon through the muscular layer… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The malignant potential of adenomas of the colon and rectum varies with size, histological type and grade of epithelial atypia… Expand
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