Standardized treatment of colorectal cancer. A prospective study.

  title={Standardized treatment of colorectal cancer. A prospective study.},
  author={Tormod Bjerkeset and Arne Skarstein and Arve Saeb\o and Odd S\oreide},
  journal={Annales chirurgiae et gynaecologiae},
  volume={76 5},
304 patients with colorectal adenocarcinoma underwent standardized, aggressive treatment which included wide resection, adjuvant radio- or chemotherapy and management of advanced disease. The mean age of the patients was 68 years; 50% were older than 70 years, and 17% above 80 years. The resectability rate was 86.2%. Overall postoperative mortality was 7.3… CONTINUE READING