Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the management of colorectal metastases: A review of the literature.

  • Sik Yong Ong
  • Published 2003 in Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Five-year survival rates of between 20% and 45% are achievable in patients following hepatectomy for liver metastases from colorectal cancer. Sadly, a great majority of patients present with unresectable liver disease with virtually no long-term survival. This paper reviews the development and role of preoperative chemotherapy in trying to… (More)

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