Rates and predictors of chemotherapy use for stage III colon cancer: a systematic review.

@article{Etzioni2008RatesAP,
  title={Rates and predictors of chemotherapy use for stage III colon cancer: a systematic review.},
  author={David A. Etzioni and Anthony B El-Khoueiry and Robert W. Beart},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={113 12},
  pages={3279-89}
}
Despite consensus regarding the benefits of chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer, multiple reports have found significant variations in rates of use. In the current study, the authors attempted to systematically review reports of the community rates at which chemotherapy is administered for stage III colon cancer in the US, and in so doing plan strategies for improving rates of use. A systematic search strategy was undertaken using MEDLINE, Web of Science, and bibliographies to find reports… CONTINUE READING