Resection tied to better survival in CRC liver metastases

An opportunity to prolong life is being missed, surgical oncologist says
Reuters Health
two surgeons in masks concentrating during an operation

Liver resection is associated with a two-year overall survival benefit in patients with colorectal-cancer liver metastases, an analysis shows.

US researchers used data from the California Cancer Registry on nearly 25,000 patients with stage IV colorectal cancer to estimate the impact of resection on their overall survival.