Comparison of the chemosensitivity of the primary lesion and a pancreatic metastasis of colon cancer: a case report.

@article{Tamagawa2012ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the chemosensitivity of the primary lesion and a pancreatic metastasis of colon cancer: a case report.},
  author={Hiroshi Tamagawa and Yohei Miyagi and Masakatsu Numata and Naoto Yamamoto and Manabu Shiozawa and Soichiro Morinaga and Akiko Sekiyama and Hironobu Sekiguchi and Yuji Sakuma and Yoichi Kameda and Makoto Akaike and Munetaka Masuda and Toshio Imada},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={1457-61}
}
Pancreatic metastasis from colorectal cancer is rare, and accounts for less than 2% of all pancreatic metastases. There have been no studies that have reported the differences in the sensitivity to chemotherapy between the primary lesion and the pancreatic metastasis in colorectal cancer. We experienced a rare example of pancreatic metastasis from colorectal cancer, and report here the difference in the sensitivity to the antitumor drug. A 68-year-old female underwent colectomy for rectal… CONTINUE READING

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