The myth of pulmonary metastasectomy

Macbeth, Fergus and Fallowfield, Lesley (2020) The myth of pulmonary metastasectomy. British Journal of Cancer. ISSN 0007-0920

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Abstract

Pulmonary metastasectomy is widely and increasingly practiced in the belief that this intervention can cure patients with colorectal cancer, and that without it few survive 5 years. No good evidence exists supporting such convictions, indeed recent trial results challenge them. What evidence underpins this acceptance of illusory truths or misconceptions?

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Sussex Health Outcomes Research & Education in Cancer (SHORE-C)
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Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2020 07:00
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2020 07:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/92543
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