William R. Jarnagin, MD | Authors

Colorectal Cancer Patients With Oligometastatic Liver Disease: What Is the Optimal Approach?

November 15, 2013

In a good percentage of patients who have oligometastatic disease confined to a single organ-usually the liver-complete metastasectomy can result in cure. However, once the decision to pursue surgery is made, there remain a number of issues that must be addressed in order to ensure the best possible outcome.

Changing Management Strategies for Hepatic Colorectal Metastasis

November 13, 2009

With approximately 150,000 new cases annually, colorectal carcinoma is a major cause of cancer-related morbidity in the United States. Nearly 50% of these patients will develop metastatic liver disease at sometime in the course of their illness, and approximately one-third of this group will have disease confined to the liver.