Rectal cancer refers to the cancer of the rectum, which affects the lower part of the colon that connects to the anus. It is a part which stores formed stools. Causes of Rectal cancer may be Cigarette smoking, Ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, Genetic alterations, Family medical history, Personal medical history, Age. Treatment depends on how deeply the rectal tissue has been affected, stage of the disease etc. Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on July, 2014