Advanced colorectal cancer - a case report

Ewa Anna Kosakowska
Oncol Clin Pract 2008;4(6):223-227.

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Vol 4, No 6 (2008)
Published online: 2008-12-16


Advanced colorectal cancer is becoming a common problem of many oncologists. The efficacy of many cytotoxic agents and the possibility of using many schemas of treatment has a significant influence on the quality of life of patients and markedly extends the time to progression and overall survival. The patient currently presented with advanced sigmoid cancer of the survived 79 months, 65 of which she lead an active working life, and 25 of which she did not receive any chemotherapy. The choice and sequence of the therapy lines was based on the accepted guidelines and the joint cooperation of oncologists. The patient received 5 lines of chemotherapy with good tolerance.


advanced colorectal cancer; palliative surgical treatment; palliative chemotherapy

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Advanced colorectal cancer - a case report


Oncology in Clinical Practice


Vol 4, No 6 (2008)



Published online


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Oncol Clin Pract 2008;4(6):223-227.


advanced colorectal cancer
palliative surgical treatment
palliative chemotherapy


Ewa Anna Kosakowska

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