International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health

ISSN - 1840-4529

Mark Marino

Editorial Office, International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine and Public Health, USA


  • Commentary   
    Colon Cancer Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
    Author(s): Mark Marino*

    Although neoadjuvant chemotherapy is routinely utilised in the treatment of a variety of solid tumours, it is still understudied in the treatment of locally advanced colon cancer. Early treatment of micro-metastatic disease, the capacity to reduce local disease burden, potentially leading to more effective resections, and enhanced treatment tolerance are all advantages of this technique extrapolated from other disease locations. Large, randomised clinical trials are investigating approaches for accurate staging and safe administration of systemic treatment, but the available data are either not mature enough or have not demonstrated a convincing argument for adoption into standard practise, necessitating further investigation. Although surgical resection is commonly used to treat early stage colon cancer, not all patients achieve a long-term remission. Adjuvant chemotherapy with a flu.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/1840-4529.22.14.341

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