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Efficacy of palliative chemotherapy in elderly patients with colorectal cancer.

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Summary of "Efficacy of palliative chemotherapy in elderly patients with colorectal cancer."

 The number of old patients suffering from colorectal cancer rises. In clinical trials, old patients are underrepresented, and chemotherapy is significantly less often performed in elderly patients. We analyzed the impact of elder age for palliative chemotherapy in patients suffering from metastatic colorectal cancer, according to therapeutic drugs used, intensity of treatment performed, and therapeutic results.

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Name: Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie
ISSN: 1439-7803
Pages: 484-490

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