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Flashcards in Survivorship Deck (8)
1

Lifetime incidence of colorectal cancer in US?

4.2 to 4.6%

2

What percent of US colorectal cancer is eligible for curative-intent surgery on presentation with locoregional disease?

70-80%

3

Therapy for Stage I Colon Cancer

Surgery alone

4

Therapy for Stage II Colon Cancer

Often offered chemotherapy (5-FU or 5FU with oxalliplatin) for the following:
inadequately sampled lymph nodes
T4 primary lesion
tumor perforation
lymphovascular or perineural invasion
poorly differentiated histology

5

5 year survival rates in CRC

●Stage I (T1-2N0) – 93 percent
●Stage IIA (T3N0) – 85 percent
●Stage IIB (T4N0) – 72 percent
●Stage IIIA (T1-2 N1) – 83 percent
●Stage IIIB (T3-4 N1) – 64 percent
●Stage IIIC (N2) – 44 percent
●Stage IV – 8 percent

6

what percent of all recurrences for CRC happen before 5 years

90%

7

What percent of Stage II and III CRC will recur?

40%

8

Lynch syndrome accounts for what percent of CRC?

3-5%