Items Tagged ‘Stages I-III Rectal Cancer’

April 29, 2011

Delay in Chemotherapy Increases Risk of Death in Colorectal Cancer


When chemotherapy for colorectal cancer is delayed by more than four weeks following surgery, patients face an increased risk of death. These findings were recently reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Stage III colorectal cancer […]

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Tags: Adjuvant (I-III, A-C) Colon Cancer, Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Stages I-III Rectal Cancer