Last updated on September 2018

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Versus Standard Treatment in Patients With Locally Advanced Colon Cancer


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to compare 3 cycles of neoadjuvant (preoperative) chemotherapy + operation with the standard treatment of locally advanced colon cancer, which is operation + 8 cycles of (adjuvant) chemotherapy.

Patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy may not need adjuvant chemotherapy after the operation and, if this is the case, they will be spared of 5 cycles of chemotherapy.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT01918527

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