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|Title:||Five year survival following surgery for 50 cases of colorectal cancer--a personal series.||Authors:||Ti, T.K.||Issue Date:||Aug-1993||Citation:||Ti, T.K. (1993-08). Five year survival following surgery for 50 cases of colorectal cancer--a personal series.. Singapore Medical Journal 34 (4) : 319-321. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||In a personal series of 56 patients with colorectal cancer operated over a 3-year period from 1984 to 1986, 50 patients were followed up until death or for at least 5 years. The age, distribution, clinical features and stage of disease at presentation appear to be similar to those in the West. All 5 of Dukes A, 10 of 11 cases of Dukes B and 8 of 16 cases of Dukes C disease have survived at least 5 years. The 5-year survivors include a patient who had undergone right hepatectomy for a large liver metastasis. The 5-year survival in this small personal series appears encouraging.||Source Title:||Singapore Medical Journal||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/132687||ISSN:||00375675|
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