Published in Cancer Weekly, June 5th, 2006
"The aim of this population-based study was to evaluate the incidence, management and prognosis of patients with hepatic metastases related to colorectal cancer using data from the Digestive Cancer Registry of Calvados, France. Of 1325 patients with colorectal cancer registered between January 1994 and December 1999, 358 developed hepatic metastases. Logistic regression was used to analyse prognostic factors," investigators in France reported.
"Survival analysis was carried out with Cox's proportional hazards model. Some 18.8% of patients had synchronous metastases,...
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