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Regional Hepatic Chemotherapies in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer Metastases to the Liver

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The liver is the most common site of metastatic spread of colorectal cancer (CRC). Liver may be the only site of spread in as many as 30% to 40% of patients with advanced disease and can be treated with regional therapies directed toward their liver tumors. Surgery is currently the only potentially curative treatment, with a 5-year survival rate as high as 30% to 40% in selected patients. However, fewer than 25% of cases are candidates for curative resection. A number of other locoregional th...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Seminars in Oncology
Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Pages:
149-159
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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ISSN:
0093-7754
URN:
uuid:0326b37f-90c4-480d-82ac-90b698aedad7
Source identifiers:
179001
Local pid:
pubs:179001
Language:
English

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