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Results in 'Consensus Statements and Guidelines'

Localised colon cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

2 August 2021
Consensus Statements and Guidelines

Incidence and epidemiology Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common tumour in men and the second in women, accounting for 10% of all tumour types worldwide. Incidence is 25% higher in males and differs greatly between countries. With more than 600 000 deaths estimated each year, CRC is the fourth most common cancer-related cause of death globally.1,2 The growing incidence in some countries reflects a modification in lifestyle and its consequences related with ‘Westernisation’ such as obesity, physical inactivity, alcohol consumption, high red meat intake and cigarette smoking.3 Some data suggest a putative role in colon cancer carcinogenesis for factors that cause imbalances in gut microbiota

Anal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

2 August 2021
Consensus Statements and Guidelines

INCIDENCE AND EPIDEMIOLOGY Anal cancer is a rare disease that accounts for <1% and <3% of all new cancer diagnoses and gastrointestinal tumours, respectively. The most common histological subtype is squamous-cell carcinoma of the anus (SCCA) with an annual incidence of 0.5-2.0 in 100 000.1

Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Pathology Guidelines

9 June 2021
Consensus Statements and Guidelines

BSG guidelines on inflammatory bowel disease biopsies

9 June 2021
Consensus Statements and Guidelines

Bowel cancer screening programme - guidance on reporting lesions

31 May 2021
Consensus Statements and Guidelines

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland Clinical Governance Board Statement on Consent – Updated October 2020

12 March 2021
Consensus Statements and Guidelines

The Clinical Governance Board would like to remind Association members of the principles of consent, especially for high-risk procedures. A patient-centred approach should be adopted, following the principles laid out in the recently updated GMC guidance on decision making and consent.