Published in Cancer Weekly, November 8th, 2005
According to recent research from Italy, "Colorectal adenocarcinoma ranks second as a cause of death due to cancer in the Western world. In Europe, 40% of patients with this disease is over 70 years old and only 52% of them with positive nodes usually receive an adjuvant chemotherapy."
"Despite early reports to the contrary, these patients tolerate cancer treatment and surgical resections as well as their younger counterparts but as a result of exclusion criteria, those receiving an adjuvant therapy are very few,"...
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