Long-term benefits of aggressive treatment for primary colorectal cancer.

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The long-term follow up of 128 colorectal cancer patients is reported. Seventy-nine percent (101/128) of the patients had curative resections: 70 patients had radical lymphadenectomies with wide removal of tumor-adjacent nodes, and 31 patients had standard resections. The 5-year overall survival rates for Dukes' stage B and C patients and for all… (More)

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@article{Klein1996LongtermBO, title={Long-term benefits of aggressive treatment for primary colorectal cancer.}, author={Peter Klein and David C. Allison and Sadik A. Khuder and Aideen Walsh and Zeest Khan and Deane E Smith and Thomas H. Webb}, journal={Journal of surgical oncology}, year={1996}, volume={62 4}, pages={258-66} }