Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy in Colorectal Cancer

  • G. M. Mavligit
  • J. U. Gutterman
  • E. M. Hersh
Part of the Sloan-Kettering Institute Cancer Series book series (SKICS)


Colorectal cancer appears to be an ever-growing epidemic with an all-time high incidence of approximately 100,000 new cases estimated in the United States during 1977. This disease, which seems to affect males and females equally, has been subjected to numerous surgical therapeutic approaches during the past two decades. Unfortunately, these exhaustive conventional approaches have failed to improve the overall prognosis (Donaldson and Welch, 1974).


Colorectal Cancer Carcinoembryonic Antigen Advanced Colorectal Cancer Serial Determination Operable Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Mavligit
    • 1
  • J. U. Gutterman
    • 1
  • E. M. Hersh
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Immunology, Department of Developmental TherapeuticsThe University of Texas System Cancer Center, M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA

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