Randomised Controlled Trial Evidence Questions the Assumption that Pulmonary Metastasectomy Benefits Patients with Colorectal Cancer

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Pulmonary metastasectomy for sarcoma is surgery without proven benefit, and in the light of a randomized controlled trial examining pulmonary metastasectomy in colorectal cancer, it should be questioned.

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Correspondence to Tom Treasure MD, MS, FRCS, FRCP.

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Timothy Batchelor received Honoraria from Medtronic, J&J, and Medela. Jurjees Hassan, Fergus Macbeth, Michael Shackcloth and Tom Treasure have no conflicts of interests.

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Batchelor, T., Hasan, J., Macbeth, F. et al. Randomised Controlled Trial Evidence Questions the Assumption that Pulmonary Metastasectomy Benefits Patients with Colorectal Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-09521-3

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