Epidemiology of colorectal liver metastases

McArdle, C.S. and McMillan, D.C. (2007) Epidemiology of colorectal liver metastases. Surgical Oncology, 16(1), pp. 3-5. (doi:10.1016/j.suronc.2007.04.008)

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Abstract

In summary, the natural history of patients presenting with synchronous liver metastases has been well documented. However, the epidemiology and natural history of patients presenting with metachronous disease is scant. It is clear, therefore, that the accurate detection of occult liver metastases at the time of presentation underpins further improvements in the selection of appropriate treatment for patients presenting with colorectal cancer. This will facilitate early referral for investigation and treatment of their liver metastases.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McMillan, Professor Donald
Authors: McArdle, C.S., and McMillan, D.C.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing > Clinical Specialities
Journal Name:Surgical Oncology
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0960-7404
Published Online:09 May 2007

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