Role of Endoscopy in the Staging and Management of Colorectal Cancer

A clinical practice guideline for the use of gastrointestinal endoscopy in the staging and management of colorectal cancer in adult patients. The guideline examines staging, endoscopic management, and endoscopic resection in colonic obstructions and colorectal neoplasia. Outcomes of interest include improved differentiation between benign and malignant lymph nodes through endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration.