Effects of Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy with Mitomycin C on the Prevention of Peritoneal Recurrence in Colorectal Cancer Patients with Positive Peritoneal Lavage Cytology Findings

@article{Noura2010EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy with Mitomycin C on the Prevention of Peritoneal Recurrence in Colorectal Cancer Patients with Positive Peritoneal Lavage Cytology Findings},
  author={Shingo Noura and Masayuki Ohue and Tatsushi Shingai and Shingo Kano and Hiroaki Ohigashi and Masahiko Yano and Osamu Ishikawa and CT AkemiTakenaka and Kohei Murata and Masao Kameyama},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={396-404}
}
The detection of intraperitoneal free cancer cells in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients is associated with a poorer prognosis. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of intraperitoneal chemotherapy (IPC) with mitomycin C (MMC) on preventing peritoneal recurrence in CRC patients with positive peritoneal lavage cytology findings. A total of 52 CRC patients who had no clinically confirmed peritoneal dissemination and whose status of peritoneal lavage cytology was positive were… CONTINUE READING