Use of surgery among elderly patients with stage IV colorectal cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'

abstract

  • Palliative resection of the primary tumor is often performed for elderly US patients with stage IV colorectal cancer. This practice pattern merits re-evaluation, given the improvement in the efficacy of systemic chemotherapy.

publication date

  • December 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2004.10.218

PubMed ID

  • 15337795

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3475

end page

  • 84

volume

  • 22

number

  • 17