What are the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recommendations for adjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of colon cancer?

Updated: Apr 15, 2020
  • Author: Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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The American Society of Clinical Oncology does not recommend the routine use of adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with stage II colon cancer, and instead recommends encouraging these patients to participate in clinical trials. [94]

For more information on chemotherapy regimens, see Colon Cancer Treatment Protocols.


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