Prognostic factors and treatment effects in patients with curatively resected brain metastasis from colorectal cancer.

@article{Suzuki2014PrognosticFA,
  title={Prognostic factors and treatment effects in patients with curatively resected brain metastasis from colorectal cancer.},
  author={Yozo Suzuki and Tatsuro Yamaguchi and Hiroshi Matsumoto and Daisuke Nakano and Goro Honda and Nobusada Shinoura and Katsuyuki Karasawa and Keiichi Takahashi},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2014},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={56-63}
}
BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer infrequently causes brain metastasis, and the prognosis is poor. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify the prognostic factors associated with survival and outcome of treatment for patients with brain metastasis from colorectal cancer. DESIGN This is a retrospective study from a prospectively collected database. SETTINGS The investigation took place in a high-volume multidisciplinary tertiary cancer center in Japan. PATIENTS From 1979 to 2010, 113… CONTINUE READING
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