Prognostic factors in survival of colorectal cancer patients after surgery.

@article{Mehrkhani2009PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic factors in survival of colorectal cancer patients after surgery.},
  author={Farhad Mehrkhani and Shirzad Nasiri and Kianush Donboli and Ali pasha Meysamie and Anushiravan Hedayat},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={157-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the factors affecting survival, following resection of large bowel for colorectal carcinoma. METHOD From the cancer database of a single referral institution, a total of 1090 patients who had undergone colorectal resection between 1999 and 2002 were identified. Cases with recurrent colorectal cancer or previous history of neoadjuvant chemotherapy were excluded. Survival curves were plotted using the Kaplan-Meier method. Univariate analysis of factors thought to… CONTINUE READING

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