Cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy for treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal origin.

@article{Losa2014CytoreductiveSA,
  title={Cytoreductive surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy for treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from colorectal origin.},
  author={F Losa and Pedro Barrios and Robinson Salazar and Juan Torres-Melero and Manuel Benavides and T Massuti and Isabel I Ramos and E. Rubio Aranda},
  journal={Clinical & translational oncology : official publication of the Federation of Spanish Oncology Societies and of the National Cancer Institute of Mexico},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={128-40}
}
Peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) is a common form of tumour metastasis stemming from gastrointestinal and colorectal cancers. For a long time, PC has been considered a terminal clinical condition treated only with palliative systemic chemotherapy and associated with very limited results. During the last decade, the treatment of advanced colorectal disease has greatly improved with the emergence of new chemotherapy drugs and biological agents. However, the median survival rates still do not… CONTINUE READING
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