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Shimobayashi T.,Kenseikai Nara Colo proctology Center | Inatsugi N.,Kenseikai Nara Colo proctology Center | Yoshikawa S.,Kenseikai Nara Colo proctology Center | Masuda T.,Kenseikai Nara Colo proctology Center | And 15 more authors.
Japanese Journal of Cancer and Chemotherapy | Year: 2010

A man in his early seventies underwent low anterior resection and partial resection of the liver for the rectal cancer and liver metastasis. However, 4 months after the surgery, he was found to have a liver tumor at S5 and S7 by abdominal CT scan. Then, he underwent chemotherapy (mFOLFOX6), but the metastatic tumor was progressive. We selected FOLFIRI + cetuximab regimen for second-line therapy to resect the metastatic tumor. As the metastatic lesion was become smaller after 4-course of the regimen including cetuximab, we decided to perform a radical resection. We conducted a right lobectomy of the liver, and the tumor was completely resected.

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