Moderator: David W. Dietz, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH
Co-Moderator: George J. Chang, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS, Houston, TX

Optimal results are obtained when rectal cancer is managed with a multidisciplinary approach. 

Presentations and Speakers

A Practical Guide to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Evaluation for Newly Diagnosed Rectal Cancer
Brian K. Bednarski, MD, FACS, Houston, TX

Evidence-Based Approach to Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Treatment 
Martin R. Weiser, MD, FACS, New York, NY

The Central Role of Surgery in Multidisciplinary Treatment of Rectal Cancer 
Jonathan E. Efron, MD, FACS, Baltimore, MD

Does Evidence Support Multidisciplinary Team-Based Care for Rectal Cancer? 
Erin D. Kennedy, MD, PhD, Toronto, ON

Case Presentations
David W. Larson, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS, Rochester, MN
Liliana G. Bordeianou, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCRS, Boston, MA
Karyn B. Stitzenberg, MD, MPH, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC