I would like to express my gratitude to the Department of Coloproctology under the leadership ofDanilova M. A. I was admitted to the department with a diagnosis of "rectal cancer" with concomitant diseases: hypertension, diabetes mellitus of the 2nd degree. I am especially grateful to my doctorTo A. V. Leontiev. They had two very difficult operations: the first one in August, to install the stoma; the second one in February, to remove the stoma. Leontiev A.V. professional in his field. I am very grateful to him and wish him success in his future work!