Progress in medical treatment for colorectal cancer in 2016 American society of clinical oncology annual meeting

Haizhu Chen, Huaqing Wang

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    Abstract

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting was held in June 3-7, 2016 in Chicago. This review will present a brief introduction of the progress in medical treatment for colorectal cancer in this annual meeting, such as preoperative neoadjuvant chemotherapy/concurrent chemoradiotherapy and postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy for advanced colorectal cancer, chemotherapy for inoperable advanced colorectal cancer, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)577-581
    Number of pages5
    JournalCancer Research and Clinic
    Volume28
    Issue number9
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Sep 1 2016

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    Keywords

    • Colorectal neoplasms
    • Drug therapy
    • Immunotherapy
    • Targeted therapy

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Oncology
    • Cancer Research

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