Miscellaneous Neoplasms

  • Robin P. Boushey
  • Husein Moloo


While adenomas and adenocarcinoma account for the ­majority of colorectal neoplasms, several other less frequent types of malignancy can occur, which can often present as diagnostic and therapeutic challenges to the clinician. These tumors can be classified based on their tissue of origin and include epithelial, mesenchymal, neural, vascular, or lymphoid tumors.


Carcinoid Tumor Carcinoid Syndrome Rectal Carcinoid Neutropenic Enterocolitis Anorectal Melanoma 
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This chapter was authored by ­Richard Devine and Marc Brand in the previous edition of this ­textbook.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robin P. Boushey
    • 1
  • Husein Moloo
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.General Surgery Research, Site Lead, Colorectal Cancer Program Champlain LHIN, Investigator, Ottawa Regional Cancer Center, Affiliate Investigator, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Department of SurgeryThe Ottawa Hospital – General CampusOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Ottawa Hospital Research InstituteUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryThe Ottawa HospitalOttawaCanada

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