High-risk stage II colon cancer after curative resection.

  title={High-risk stage II colon cancer after curative resection.},
  author={Harunobu Sato and Koutarou Maeda and Kenichi Sugihara and Hidetaka Mochizuki and Kenjiro Kotake and Tetsuo Teramoto and Shingo Kameoka and Yukio Saito and Keiichi Takahashi and Takashi Hirai and Masayuki Ohue and Kazuo Shirouzu and Yoshiharu Sakai and Toshiaki Watanabe and Koichi Hirata and Katsuyoshi Hatakeyama},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  volume={104 1},
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to clarify which attributes of stage II colon cancer are associated with tumor recurrence and survival after curative resection, and the effects of adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT). METHODS We retrospectively reviewed outcomes and clinicopathological characteristics of 1476 patients with stage II colon cancer who underwent curative resection. RESULTS Of 1476 patients, 204 (13.8%) developed recurrence. Macroscopic type, serum CA19-9 levels, venous invasion… CONTINUE READING


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