The prognosis of pulmonary metastasectomy depends on the location of the primary colorectal cancer.

BACKGROUND Rectal cancer has a higher risk of developing lung metastasis compared with colon cancer. It is unclear whether the prognosis after pulmonary metastasectomy for these distinct tumors is different. METHODS Patients who underwent pulmonary metastasectomy for colorectal carcinoma were analyzed for survival and patterns of recurrence depending on… (More)