Curable metastatic colorectal cancer.

  title={Curable metastatic colorectal cancer.},
  author={Matthew J Eadens and Axel F Grothey},
  journal={Current oncology reports},
  volume={13 3},
In the United States and Europe, colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common malignancy and the second leading cause of cancer-related death for men and women. In the course of their disease, many patients will present with metastasis, with the liver and lung being the most common locations. Untreated metastatic disease carries a poor prognosis. However, cure is still possible for selected patients with stage IV CRC. Surgical resection provides the best chance for cure, and chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING


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