Effects of Timing of Adjuvant Treatment on Survival of Patients with Stage III Colon Cancer and Stage II/III Rectal Cancer in Alberta

  • Author / Creator
    Lima, Isac da S F
  • Surgery followed by adjuvant treatment has been an evidence-based treatment recommendation for stage III colon cancer and stage II/III rectal cancer since 1990. Clinical trial results are, however, uninformative regarding the definitive outer limit by which adjuvant treatment should be received for optimal survival benefit. The purpose of my thesis research was to assess the effect that the timing of adjuvant therapy has on patient survival in actual clinical practice

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  • Graduation date
    Fall 2010
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  • Degree
    Master of Science
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    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
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    University of Alberta
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  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Dr. Marcy Winget, Alberta Health Services and Department of Public Health Sciences
    • Dr. Yutaka Yasui, Department of Public Health Sciences
    • Dr. Andrew Scarfe, Alberta Health Services and Department of Medical Oncology