Patients with localized colorectal cancer without involved lymph nodes have an excellent prognosis and most of them will survive after surgery. However, a group of them with poor prognostic features will need treatment with adjuvant or post-operative chemotherapy to increase their probability of long-term survival.
In this OncologyPRO educational video of the "How to" series, Andrés Cervantes explains how to treat a T3N0M0 colon cancer with adjuvant chemotherapy.
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