Surgical Management of Colon Cancer

  • Matthew MutchEmail author
  • Christina Cellini


  • The two most important prognostic indicators for colon cancer remain the degree of bowel wall invasion and status of the lymph nodes. This supports the importance of adequate locoregional oncological principles when performing curative resections of colon cancer.


Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Ileorectal Anastomosis Middle Colic Artery Primary Ovarian Cancer Important Prognostic Indicator 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal SurgeryBarnes Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.Division of Colorectal SurgeryStrong Memorial Hospital, University of RochesterRochesterUSA

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