Systemic inflammatory response predicts survival following curative resection of colorectal cancer.

@article{McMillan2003SystemicIR,
  title={Systemic inflammatory response predicts survival following curative resection of colorectal cancer.},
  author={Donald Calum McMillan and Khalid Canna and C S Mcardle},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={215-9}
}
BACKGROUND Some studies have shown that the presence of a systemic inflammatory response, as evidenced by raised circulating concentrations of C-reactive protein (CRP), predicted recurrence and overall survival in patients with colorectal cancer. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the inflammatory response and overall and cancer-specific survival in patients undergoing potentially curative resection for colorectal cancer. METHODS A total of 174 patients considered… CONTINUE READING
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