The impact of pulmonary metastasectomy in patients with previously resected colorectal cancer liver metastases

BACKGROUND 40-50% of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) will develop liver metastases (CRLM) during the course of the disease. One third of these patients will additionally develop pulmonary metastases. METHODS 137 consecutive patients with CRLM, were analyzed regarding survival data, clinical, histological data and treatment. Results were stratified… CONTINUE READING