We report a case of a 59 years old man affected by an adenocarcinoma of the rectum RAS wild type with synchronous liver metastases, diagnosed on October, 2011. The patient underwent a left hemicolectomy with left hepatic lobectomy. In view of the recurrence of the disease from 18.01.2012 to 13.7.2012 we practiced first line chemotherapy with FOLFOX plus bevacizumab for 12 total cycles, obtaining a complete response, so the patient underwent clinical follow-up controls that proved negative until January, 2013, when, following the appearance of pain in the pelvis to the left, a total body PET with 18FDG was performed that documented the presence of bone metastases (left hemipelvis), confirmed histologically. Therefore from 03.18.2013 to 29.03.2013 the patient underwent a left ischium radiotherapy (for a total of 30 Gy). On May, 2013, a CT scan showed a progression of disease in the liver and so the patient started a II line chemotherapy with FOLFIRI and aflibercept, treatment still ongoing. At 46 months after diagnosis, the patient is in good general condition, presenting a complete response of the disease, demonstrated by a total body CT scan, performed in April 2015, completely negative.
|Translated title of the contribution||Late complete response after long remission from treatment with FOLFIRI-aflibercept for metastatic colorectal cancer after progression to FOLFOX-bevacizumab|
|Journal||Recenti Progressi in Medicina|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 1 2015|
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