Decision model of segmental compared with total abdominal colectomy for colon cancer in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.

@article{Maeda2010DecisionMO,
  title={Decision model of segmental compared with total abdominal colectomy for colon cancer in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.},
  author={Takafumi Maeda and Rebecca R Cannom and Robert W. Beart and David A. Etzioni},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={1175-80}
}
PURPOSE In choosing the appropriate surgical option for patients with colon cancer and Lynch syndrome, goals of treatment are to maximize life expectancy while preserving quality of life. This study constructs a decision model that encompasses these two related considerations. METHODS We constructed a state-transition (Markov) model based on assumptions obtained from available data sources and published literature. Two strategies were considered for the treatment of colon cancer in a patient… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
11 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…