Treatment strategy for metastatic colorectal cancer


Doc. MUDr. Igor Kiss, Ph.D.1; prof. MUDr. Zdeněk Kala, CSc.2

1 Klinika komplexní onkologické péče MOÚ a LF MU, Brno

2 Chirurgická klinika LF MU a FN Brno



Colorectal cancer is the most common tumor of the digestive tract. Still a relatively large proportion of patients are diagnosed in the fourth clinical stage, i.e. the stage of metastatic disease. In the individualization of the treatment strategy, we consider a number of factors, such as the extent and dynamics of the disease, the general condition of the patient, the realistic treatment goals, and especially the patient's wishes. Although the effectiveness of systemic treatment is greatest in the early treatment lines, we can significantly prolong life of good quality in other treatment lines with current medical options.


Key words

metastatic colorectal cancer, systemic therapy, individualization of therapeutic strategy



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