Endoscopic surveillance for rectal cancer

Endoscopic surveillance guidelines for individuals with a personal history of rectal cancer

  • • Colonoscopy at time of surgical resection
  • • Colonoscopy at 1 year and 4 years after resection and then at 5-year intervals
  • • Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 6 months for the first 2 years postoperatively for patients who did not receive pelvic radiation or those who underwent nonmesorectal resection

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