Prognostic factors in colorectal cancer.

@article{Cerottini1999PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic factors in colorectal cancer.},
  author={Jean Philippe Cerottini and Scott Caplin and Sandro Pampallona and Jean C Givel},
  journal={Oncology reports},
  year={1999},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={409-14}
}
Prognosis of patients after colorectal cancer resection is predominantly influenced by the extent of local tumour growth and the presence or absence of nodal or distant metastasis. However, many factors have been used to generate numerous classification systems, leading to some debate and confusion. The effects on survival of 7 clinical and pathological parameters were reviewed in 801 consecutive patients operated upon with locally curative intent for colorectal cancer over a ten-year period… CONTINUE READING
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