|Clinical summary of the 5 patients from our institute (Tianjin Medical University Cancer Hospital and Institute)|
|No.||Age (years)||Symptoms: bleeding/obstruction/ hydronephrosis/ dysuria||PSA (ng/ml)||Time to development of RI||Type of RI||Pathological grade of RI||Extrarectal metastases||Primary treatment modalities||Survival/survival time (months)|
Y Yes; N no; RI: rectal involvement; DOD: dead of disease; AWD: alive with disease; S Synchronous rectal involvement at first cancer diagnosis; M Metachronous diagnosis of rectal involvement; PD = poorly differentiated; MD: moderately differentiated; Type of RI was defined according to the criteria described in the literature [11,12].Type I means anterior rectal mass; Type II means annular rectal stricture; Type III means ulcerating anterior rectal mass; Type IV means separate metastasis to rectum.
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