, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 385-387
Date: 26 Mar 2010

The evidence for adjuvant treatment of elderly patients (age ≥ 70) with stage III colon cancer is inconclusive

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Abstract

This article critically discusses the current evidence for adjuvant chemotherapy in elderly patients (≥70 years of age) with stage III colon cancer. The authors emphasize that current evidence is inconclusive, and surgeons should be aware of this fact when making informed decisions and recommendations.