Reduced risk of distant recurrence after adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage III colon cancer aged 75 years or older.

@article{Erning2013ReducedRO,
  title={Reduced risk of distant recurrence after adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage III colon cancer aged 75 years or older.},
  author={Felice N van Erning and G. J. M. Creemers and Ignace H. J. T. de Hingh and Olaf J L Loosveld and Swan Hoo Goey and Valery E. P. P. Lemmens},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={2839-44}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the effects of adjuvant chemotherapy on the risk of distant recurrence in elderly with stage III colon cancer, treated in daily practice. PATIENTS AND METHODS One thousand two hundred and ninety-one stage III colon cancer patients diagnosed in the southern Netherlands between 2003 and 2008 were included. Propensity score matching was applied to create a subsample to reduce bias caused by differences between patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy and patients… CONTINUE READING

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