Welcome to the next video on GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERIES. We are demonstrating a resection of rectal cancer, that forms part of colonic cancers or cancers of the large bowel.
Rectal cancer is cancer that begins in the rectum. The rectum is the last several inches of the large intestine. It starts at the end of the final segment of your colon and ends when it reaches the short, narrow passage leading to the anus.