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Colon Cancer treatment details. Surgery. Queens Hospital Center, Queens, New York, United States



Survival: 49.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 5
   
Treatments: Surgery
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: Queens, New York
   
Hospital: Queens Hospital Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 3/2002

Description:
Patients: This trial involved patients with one to three potentially resectable metastases of colorectal carcinoma to the liver. There were a total of 75 “assessable” patients in this trial divided into two groups. The “Control” group contained 45 patients and the “Chemotherapy” group contained 30 patients.

Treatment: Treatment in the Control group involved surgery only. Treatment in the Chemotherapy group involved surgery plus postoperative hepatic arterial floxuridine combined with intravenous continuous-infusion fluorouracil.

Toxicity: There were two postoperative deaths from operative complications – one in each group.

Results: The median survival of the Control group was 49.4 months.

Correspondence: M. Margaret Kemeny, MD

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