Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 137–139 | Cite as

Expressing the Prochemotherapy Position on Treatment of Synchronous Colorectal Metastases in the Asymptomatic Patient

Controversies in Surgical Oncology

Keywords

Primary Cancer Primary Tumor Resection Primary Colorectal Cancer Unresectable Stage Incurable Stage 

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© The Society of Surgical Oncology, Inc. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Helen F. Graham Cancer CenterNewark

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