Pulmonary metastasectomy in colorectal cancer: the PulMiCC trial

Treasure, Tom, Fallowfield, Lesley, Lees, Belinda and Farewell, Vern (2011) Pulmonary metastasectomy in colorectal cancer: the PulMiCC trial. Thorax, 67 (2). pp. 185-187. ISSN 0040-6376

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Abstract

PulMiCC (Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Colorectal Cancer) is a randomised controlled trial funded by Cancer Research UK. Patients with a history of resected colorectal cancer who are found to have pulmonary metastases are first registered for evaluation and, if subsequently eligible for the trial, they are invited to be randomly allocated to ‘active monitoring’ or ‘active monitoring with pulmonary metastasectomy’. The clinical outcomes are overall survival, relapse-free survival, lung function and patient-reported quality of life.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: colorectal cancer PulMiCC
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Sussex Health Outcomes Research & Education in Cancer (SHORE-C)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0001 Medicine and the state. Including medical statistics, medical economics, provisions for medical care, medical sociology > RA0418 Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0418 Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology

R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology Including cancer and carcinogens
R Medicine > RD Surgery > RD0651 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology
Depositing User: Tracy Woodcock
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2012 09:03
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2012 08:31
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/7100
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