Neoadjuvant treatment of unresectable colorectal liver metastases: correlation between tumour response and resection rates.

@article{Folprecht2005NeoadjuvantTO,
  title={Neoadjuvant treatment of unresectable colorectal liver metastases: correlation between tumour response and resection rates.},
  author={Gunnar Folprecht and Axel F Grothey and Steven Alberts and H R Raab and C. H. K{\"o}hne},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={1311-9}
}
BACKGROUND Long-term survival is reported in patients with liver metastases of colorectal cancer. Recently, an increased number of reports on liver resection following neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with initially unresectable liver metastases has been published. METHODS We analysed all published or presented trials and retrospective studies that report the rate of objective response and the rate of resection of initially unresectable metastases to correlate objective response and the… CONTINUE READING

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