Surveillanceof Patients After Curative Treatment of Colon andRectal Cancer

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

August 1, 2015

Last Updated Month/Year

January 10, 2024

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Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Target Patient Population

Patients who have undergone a previous curative resection for stages I to IV colorectal cancer.

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Infant, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Operating and recovery room, Outpatient

Intended Users

Radiology technologist, medical assistant, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Prevention, Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D003113 - Colonoscopy, D012004 - Rectal Neoplasms, D003110 - Colonic Neoplasms, D011871 - Radiology


surveillance, colon cancer, endoscopy, rectal cancer, neoplasms, Radiology

Source Citation

Steele, S. R., Chang, G. J., Hendren, S., Weiser, M., Irani, J., Buie, W. D., & Rafferty, J. F. (2015). Practice Guideline for the Surveillance of Patients After Curative Treatment of Colon and Rectal Cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 58(8), 713–725. doi:10.1097/dcr.0000000000000410 


Number of Source Documents
Literature Search Start Date
January 1, 2014
Literature Search End Date
October 6, 2020