Laparoscopic Surgery Found to Be Noninferior to Open Surgery Method for CRC Liver Metastases

Lisa Astor
Published: Monday, Jun 03, 2019

ASCO expert Nancy Baxter, MD, noted, “this research shows that the surgery can be done with minimally invasive techniques, small incisions, giving patients the benefits of better short-term recovery with no downside in terms of survival and cost. This is news, and this is important news,” adding that similar results with minimally invasive techniques have not yet been seen in other tumor types, such as pancreatic and cervical cancer.
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