Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the rectum: An update and implications for treatment
Glen R Guerra, Cherng H Kong, Satish K Warrier, Andrew C Lynch, Alexander G Heriot, Division of Cancer Surgery, Sir Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Samuel Y Ngan, Division of Radiation Oncology, Sir Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Author contributions: Guerra GR prepared the manuscript with all co-authors contributing to the drafting and revision process; including review of the final version, with which they are in agreement of its content.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Glen R Guerra, MBBS, FRACS, Colorectal Research Fellow, Division of Cancer Surgery, Sir Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University of Melbourne, St Andrews Place, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 29, 2015
Peer-review started: July 2, 2015
First decision: August 25, 2015
Revised: December 24, 2015
Accepted: January 21, 2016
Article in press: January 22, 2016
Published online: March 27, 2016