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Rectal Cancer, rectosigmoid cancer (less than 15 cm from anal verge)

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Referral is indicated if:
- Patient has biopsy proven cancer in rectum ( < 15 from anal verge).
Colonoscopy and Pathology report will be needed.
If patient not in UMH System, pathology glass slides with report to be available at or before clinic visit if not already reviewed here by Pathology.
- Colonoscopy report
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Additional tests which may be ordered:
- CT scan with oral and IV contrast, chest, abdomen, pelvis, within 6 weeks - report and images (prefer CD) available for clinic visit
- Endoscopic ultrasound (rectum)
- Labs: comprehensive panel, CBCP, PT, PTT, CEA
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe 1 week
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Fax or send appropriate medical documents to program (fax 734-936-6927)
Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
Patient: General Surgery Call Center, 734-615-7565
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Care Center
Cancer Center
UM Consulting Physician Richard E Burney, M.D.
Lisa M Colletti, M.D.
Alfred Edward Chang, M.D.
James A Knol, M.D.
Arden Marie Morris, MD
Rebecca Manget Minter, M.D.
Michael William Mulholland, M.D., Ph.D.
Karin M Hardiman, MD
Scott E Regenbogen, MD
Revised on: 08/19/2011



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