Palliative chemotherapy for advanced colorectal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis. Colorectal Cancer Collaborative Group.

@article{Simmonds2000PalliativeCF,
  title={Palliative chemotherapy for advanced colorectal cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis. Colorectal Cancer Collaborative Group.},
  author={Peter Simmonds},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2000},
  volume={321 7260},
  pages={
          531-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the benefits and harms of palliative chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer and to compare the outcomes for elderly and younger patients. DESIGN Meta-analysis of individual patient data and published summary statistics from trials for which individual patient data could not be obtained from the investigators. STUDIES All randomised controlled trials comparing palliative chemotherapy with supportive care in patients with… CONTINUE READING

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