Early curative resection has significantly improved survival rates compared to the late curative resection groups and to the other groups.
What does R0 stand for?
R0 stands for curative resection (colorectal liver metastases)
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Oesophageal adenocarcinoma in HIV/AIDS has been reported, but very few of these patients have undergone a potentially curative resection.
26) [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] On May 27, 2009, The Burzynski Research Institute announced the results of a randomized Phase II clinical study of antineoplaston therapy in metastatic colon cancer following curative resection (surgical removal) of hepatic (liver) metastases.
Fluorouracil (FU) plus lleucovorin (l-LV) versus observation after potentially curative resection of liver or lung metastases from colorectal cancer (CRC): results of the ENG (EORTC/NCIC CTG/GIVIO) randomized trial.
2) Predicting risk of gastric cancer recurrence - Recurrence after curative resection for gastric cancer is high and is estimated to occur in 50-80% of patients.
1,2) Curative resection is not always possible owing to the extent of the disease at presentation, and the focus of surgery may be simply to relieve the obstruction.
About the phase 3 study: The phase 3 study investigating PI-88 as a post- resection treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC, primary liver cancer) following curative resection is a double-blinded, placebo-controlled study, that has been designed to establish the efficacy and safety of PI-88 in the post-resection HCC setting.