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June 1973The Japanese Society for Cancer of the Colon and Rectum (JSCCR) was established. Dr. Dennosuke Jinnai (Professor, Second Department of Surgery, Osaka University Medical School) was chosen as the first president.
In order to prepare the “General Rules of Japanese Classification of Colorectal Carcinoma,” the General Rules Committee, which consisted of mainly surgeons and pathologists, was formed. Prof. Dennosuke Jinnai was chosen as the chairperson for surgery and Dr. Kunio Ota (Director, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology and Professor, Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo), the chairperson for pathology.
August 1974 The 1st Meeting of the JSCCR was held in Osaka (Person in charge: Prof. Dennosuke Jinnai).
February 1975 The 2nd Meeting of the JSCCR was held in Tokyo (Person in charge: Dr. Tamaki Kajitani, Director, The Cancer Institute Hospital).
Thereafter, the JSCCR meetings have been held twice a year.
July 1975JSCCR Regulations were established.
October 1977The 1st Edition of “General Rules for Clinical and Pathological Studies on Cancer of the Colon, Rectum and Anus” was published.
October 1997The 1st English Edition of “Japanese Classification of Colorectal Carcinoma, Japanese Society for Cancer of the Colon and Rectum” was published.
July 2005“JSCCR Guidelines 2005 for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer” for physicians was published.
January 2006“JSCCR guidelines for patients” was published.
January 2009The 2nd English Edition of “Japanese Classification of Colorectal Carcinoma, Japanese Society for Cancer of the Colon and Rectum” was published.

Presidents

June 1973 - January 1986Prof. Dennosuke Jinnai
February 1986 - February 1992Prof. Goro Kousaki
March 1992 - January 1999Prof. Masayuki Yasutomi
February 1999 - January 2007Prof. Tetsuichiro Muto
February 2007 - presentProf. Kenichi Sugihara

Publication of “General Rules for Clinical and Pathological Studies on Cancer of the Colon, Rectum and Anus”.

October 19771st Edition
March 19802nd Edition
May 19833rd Edition
April 19864th Edition
April 19945th Edition
November 19986th Edition
March 20067th Edition
January 20097th Edition, Revised Version

Publication of “JSCCR Guidelines for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer”

June 2005 2005 Edition
January 2006 2006 Edition for patients
January 2009 2009 Edition for patients
July 2009 2009 Edition
July 2010 2010 Edition
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