19. Colon Cancer

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi3 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney4
  1. Demetris Papamichael1 and
  2. Riccardo A. Audisio2

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch19

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Papamichael, D. and Audisio, R. A. (2012) Colon Cancer, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 4

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus

  2. 2

    University of Liverpool, St. Helens Teaching Hospital, Marshalls Cross Road, Merseyside, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513



  • colon cancer;
  • CRC, and surgery in older patients;
  • liver metastases from CRC;
  • CRC and TME;


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Surgery for CRC in Older Patients

  • Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Rectal Cancer in Older Patients

  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy

  • Metastatic Setting

  • Conclusion

  • References