Tumor progression while on chemotherapy: a contraindication to liver resection for multiple colorectal metastases?

@article{Adam2004TumorPW,
  title={Tumor progression while on chemotherapy: a contraindication to liver resection for multiple colorectal metastases?},
  author={Ren{\'e} A Adam and G{\'e}rard Pascal and Denis Castaing and Daniel Azoulay and Val{\'e}rie Delvart and Bernard Paule and Francis L{\'e}vi and Henri Bismuth},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={240 6},
  pages={1052-61; discussion 1061-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the influence of the response to preoperative chemotherapy, especially tumor progression, on the outcome following resection of multiple colorectal liver metastases (CRM). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Hepatic resection is the only treatment that currently offers a chance of long-term survival, although it is associated with a poor outcome in patients with multinodular CRM. Because of its better efficacy, chemotherapy is increasingly proposed as neoadjuvant treatment in such… CONTINUE READING
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