Right-Left Divide: Prognostic Importance of Tumor Sidedness

Right-Left Divide: Prognostic Importance of Tumor Sidedness

Right-Left Divide: Prognostic Importance of Tumor Sidedness
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In mCRC, not all tumors are considered equal as tumor sidedness can have great prognostic impacts on a patient, from treatment options to survival.
  • Overview

    Over the years, tumor sidedness has become an area of immense interest for the oncology community. And while they have shown inferior outcomes for patients with the primary site on the right side versus the left, questions still remain as to why. Dr. Benjamin Weinberg, an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, details why sidedness may be a prominent prognostic indicator. 

    Conversations on Colorectal Cancer is sponsored by Lilly. Content for this non-certified educational series is produced and controlled by ReachMD. This series is intended for health care professionals only.

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