Pre-Clinical Detection and Treatment Targeting in Colorectal Hepatic Metastases

Carter, Christopher Ross (1993) Pre-Clinical Detection and Treatment Targeting in Colorectal Hepatic Metastases. MD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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The prognosis for patients with colorectal metastases at the time of presentation is poor. Recently published reports have suggested that moderate improvements in survival are possible in patients with colorectal carcinoma, using 5-FU based chemo-therapeutic regimes given either as adjuvant therapy or in the presence of established metastases. The benefit is stage specific, less than 50% of patients being suitable candidates,the treatment of all patients therefore resulting in unnecessary morbidity,increasing the importance of accurate peri-operative staging.

Item Type: Thesis (MD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Timothy Cooke
Keywords: Medicine, Oncology
Date of Award: 1993
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1993-74539
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 17:51
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 17:51

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