The perioperative period is an underutilized window of therapeutic opportunity in patients with colorectal cancer.

@article{Bij2009ThePP,
  title={The perioperative period is an underutilized window of therapeutic opportunity in patients with colorectal cancer.},
  author={Gerben J. van der Bij and Steven J. Oosterling and Robert H. J. Beelen and Sybren Meijer and John Calvin Coffey and Marjolein van Egmond},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={249 5},
  pages={727-34}
}
OBJECTIVE In this review, we address the underlying mechanisms by which surgery augments metastases outgrowth and how these insights can be used to develop perioperative therapeutic strategies for prevention of tumor recurrence. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Surgical removal of the primary tumor provides the best chance of long-term disease-free survival for patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). Unfortunately, a significant part of CRC patients will develop metastases, even after successful… CONTINUE READING

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  • 2009
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