Treatment Strategies for Primarily Generalized Colorectal Cancer Prospective Randomized Comparison Between Two Treatment Strategies
Patients are randomized between the two treatment strategies mentioned above. After initial
treatment the patients are categorized as palliative or treated with curative intent.
Patients are followed with quality of life evaluations every 6 months. Outpatient visits,
hospital care, examinations and treatment are recorded as well as complications and side
effects. Survival is recorded and for those patients treated with curative intent the tumour
situation 3 years after randomization is evaluated.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
3 years after completion of study
Gunnar Arbman, MD, PhD
Department of Surgery in Östergötland
Sweden: The National Board of Health and Welfare