Fraction of colorectal cancer cases that metastasize to the liver

Value 60 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Geva R, Prenen H, Topal B, Aerts R, Vannoote J, Van Cutsem E. Biologic modulation of chemotherapy in patients with hepatic colorectal metastases: the role of anti-VEGF and anti-EGFR antibodies. J Surg Oncol. 2010 Dec 15 102(8):937-45. p.937 left column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID21165996
Primary Source Kemeny N. Presurgical chemotherapy in patients being considered for liver resection. Oncologist. 2007 Jul12(7):825-39.PubMed ID17673614
Comments Liver metastases are present in 15–25% of patients at diagnosis and develop in about 60% of patients during the course of the disease [Primary source].
Entered by Uri M
ID 106160