Published in Cancer Weekly, February 7th, 2006
According to a study from France, "The decision to use chemotherapy in the treatment of colon cancer patients depends on the risk of developing metastases, as estimated by clinicopathological staging combining body imaging and pathological findings. The aim of this study was to identify all chromosome arms that, when allelotyped, correlate with the metastatic process, add prognostic information to pathology, and are of relevance for predicting metachronous metastases."
"A 5-year follow-up survey enrolled 401 MSS (microsatellite stable) colon cancer patients...
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