ASCO: Surgery unnecessary for majority of patients with advanced colorectal cancer

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Published: 18 Jun 2009
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Dr. Philip B. Paty - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
ASCO press conference: New research shows that patients who are newly diagnosed with metastatic, surgically incurable colorectal cancer do not need immediate surgery to remove their primary tumour unless the tumour is causing complications.