Management of Rectal Cancer: The 2016 French Guidelines

This is a clinical practice guideline for the management of rectal cancer in adult patients. The guideline discusses the indications for neoadjuvant therapy, the quality criteria for surgical resection, the management of postoperative disordered function, the role of local excision in early rectal cancer, the role of conservative strategies after neoadjuvant treatment, the management of synchronous liver metastases, as well as the indications for adjuvant therapy.