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What's survival like for colon cancer pt with a liver metastases and a aortocaval node? years approximation plz

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
1-2 yrs: If liver mets present then the aortocaval node should be considered to be part of overall treatment. First use of FOLFIERI chemo and then evaluation for resection should be contemplated. A single aortocarval node easily resected before chemo. If liver lesions treatable by resection or microwave ablation this should be tried. followed by chemoembolization if needed.

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