Timing of adjuvant chemotherapy in colorectal cancer.

  title={Timing of adjuvant chemotherapy in colorectal cancer.},
  author={Lucas Vieira dos Santos and Tiago Vitervo Faria and Aline Brando Lima and Kathia Cristina Abdalla and E D de Moraes and Marcelo de Souza Cruz and Jo{\~a}o Paulo da Silveira Nogueira Lima},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  volume={18 9},
AIM Delay in commencing adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer seems to impair survival in some retrospective studies. This study was planned to evaluate its impact on survival. METHODS This was a retrospective study enrolling patients registered from 2000 to 2012 in two large cancer-dedicated institutions in Brazil. The primary outcome was overall survival according to early vs late chemotherapy initiation. The interval between the primary surgery and the start of adjuvant chemotherapy was… CONTINUE READING

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