Prognostic factors after resection of colorectal liver metastases: from morphology to biology

Dario Ribero, Luca Viganò, Marco Amisano, Lorenzo Capussotti

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Abstract

Despite improved overall survival rates after potentially curative liver resection (∼50-58% at 5 years), almost half of patients experience disease recurrence highlighting the need for a precise definition of outcomes to stratify patients for clinical trials and to guide treatment decisions. In the past, several factors, such as an advanced primary T stage, the primary N+ status, a large tumor size, multiple tumors, a disease-free interval of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-57
Number of pages13
JournalFuture Oncology
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013

Keywords

  • colorectal cancer
  • hepatectomy
  • liver metastases
  • prognosis
  • survival
  • tumor recurrence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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