'Deepness of Response' Is Associated with Overall Survival in Standard Systemic Chemotherapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer.

BACKGROUND The identification of responders is an important issue in chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). 'Deepness of response' (DpR), defined as the maximum rate of reduction from the initial tumor burden, was recently proposed as a novel hypothetical parameter associated with overall survival (OS) in first-line chemotherapy plus… CONTINUE READING