Journal article

Resection of colorectal cancer liver metastases in older patients

Seema Kumari, Christine Semira, Margaret Lee, Belinda Lee, Rachel Wong, Louise Nott, Jeremy Shapiro, Peter Gibbs

ANZ Journal of Surgery | WILEY | Published : 2020


BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer remains a common cancer in the western world, with liver resection being the only potentially curative option for isolated colorectal cancer liver metastases (CRCLM). Cancer is a disease of aging, with the optimum management of elderly patients with CRCLM presenting an ongoing dilemma. METHODS: We analysed the outcome of CRCLM using prospectively collected patient data from the multidisciplinary Treatment of Recurrent and Advanced Colorectal Cancer registry, collected from July 2009 to July 2018 at 12 Australian hospitals. RESULTS: Of 2742 patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, liver-limited disease was present in 977 (36%) patients, of whom 338 (35%) under..

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Funding Acknowledgements

We wish to thank Mr Michael Harold and Ms Julie Johns for their assistance with data extraction and analysis. The TRACC registry is supported by Roche Products Pty Ltd (Australia). Roche has provided financial assistance for the development, installation and maintenance of this clinical database.