Liver resection for colorectal cancer metastases.

  title={Liver resection for colorectal cancer metastases.},
  author={Steven J Gallinger and James Joseph Biagi and Glenn G Fletcher and Cindy Nhan and Leyo Ruo and Robin S. McLeod},
  journal={Current oncology},
  volume={20 3},
QUESTIONS Should surgery be considered for colorectal cancer (crc) patients who have liver metastases plus (a) pulmonary metastases, (b) portal nodal disease, or (c) other extrahepatic metastases (ehms)?What is the role of chemotherapy in the surgical management of crc with liver metastases in (a) patients with resectable disease in the liver, or (b) patients with initially unresectable disease in the liver that is downsized with chemotherapy ("conversion")?What is the role of liver resection… CONTINUE READING
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