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Comparing combined versus sequential chemotherapy for patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial compared the effect on disease progression and survival of different chemotherapy combinations used in the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.  Some background Metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) is cancer that has spread from the large intestine to other organs and tissues. Chemotherapy...

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Evaluating the benefits of laparoscopy in determining the extent of peritoneal carcinomatosis for patients with colorectal cancer

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article evaluated whether the use of a minimally invasive diagnostic technique called laparoscopy before surgery to treat peritoneal carcinomatosis improves the selection of patients who can benefit the most from treatment. The authors of the study found that laparoscopy can be used to select patients for whom surgery may be a...

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