Surgical debulking and intraperitoneal chemotherapy for established peritoneal metastases from colon and appendix cancer Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenomatous Polyposis Coli
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Neoplasm Metastasis

abstract

  • Surgical debulking and IP FUDR for peritoneal metastases from colon cancer can be accomplished safely and has yielded an overall 5-year survival of 28%. Complete resection is associated with improved survival (54% at 5 years) and is the most important prognostic indicator.

publication date

  • December 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/aso.2001.8.10.787

PubMed ID

  • 11776492

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 787

end page

  • 95

volume

  • 8

number

  • 10