Author | Shanel B. Bhagwandin, DO, MPH

Articles

The Surgical Management of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis of Colorectal Origin

November 15, 2016

In the United States, approximately 20% of patients with colorectal cancer present with distant metastasis at diagnosis. In 25% of cases, the peritoneal cavity is the only site of metastatic disease, which is not indicative of a generalized systemic disease, as is the case with lung or liver metastases.