Inflammatory bowel disease patients who undergo ileal pouch-anal anastomosis and whose pouch survives several years without complication are likely to have excellent long-term outcomes, a Cleveland Clinic conditional survival study has found.
The underlying biology of colorectal cancer in African Americans appears to be different than in Caucasians, a new Cleveland Clinic study suggests, which could explain why African American patients are less responsive to immune therapy and have a worse prognosis.
A new Cleveland Clinic-developed concise questionnaire reliably measures post-operative quality of life in colorectal cancer surgery patients, helping clinicians assess how well treatment options are working.
Incoming American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons President Tracy Hull, MD, fondly remembers her mentor, renowned Cleveland Clinic colorectal surgeon Ian Lavery, MD.
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Cleveland Clinic colorectal surgeon Tracy Hull, MD, shares her plans as incoming president of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and how her family influenced her career path.