Adjuvant chemotherapy and follow-up

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Abstract

Even though there are no definitive data supporting the use of adjuvant chemotherapy after liver resection for initially resectable hepatic colorectal metastases, the rationale for this approach seems evident. The activity of chemotherapy in metastatic disease is well known, and it is broadly accepted that, at least theoretically, patients with micrometastatic disease after radical surgery will benefit from systemic chemotherapy, as will patients undergoing surgery for stage III colon cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSurgical Treatment of Colorectal Liver Metastases
PublisherSpringer Milan
Pages153-158
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9788847018082
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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