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DOMINGUEZ GONZALEZ, Erián Jesús  and  NAVARRO FREIRE, Francisco. Alternatives in the treatment of patients with hepatic metastasis of colorrectal origin. MEDISAN [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.2, pp.234-243. ISSN 1029-3019.

The hepatic metastasis of colorrectal origin is frequently presented when diagnosing the primary tumor, although it can also appear time after removing the cancer. Some time ago, the metastatic disorder was considered inoperable; however, the breakthroughs in the field of surgery and chemotherapy during the last years constitute effective therapeutic options. The multidisciplinary treatment of the patients, along with the new medicine techniques and therapies, have revolutionized the therapy of the metastatic hepatic disease and offer to the affected patient a greater survival, as well as better life quality. On the basis of such reflections, the medical literature was reviewed with the purpose of approaching important considerations related to the surgical and medical treatments of the metastasis above mentioned

Keywords : tumor; hepatic metastasis; colorrectal cancer; surgical treatment; medical treatment..

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