Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2024; 37(02): 102-107
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1761476
Review Article

Quality of Life Outcomes in Stage IV Colorectal Cancer

Cyrus Ali Feizpour
1   Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
Anita Turk
2   Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
Sanjay Mohanty
1   Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
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Funding S.M. received grant: NIH K23AG071945-01A1.


With improvements across the colorectal cancer care continuum, from screening and earlier detection to better systemic options, patients are living longer with the disease. Given these improvements over the last several decades, quality of life outcomes have become important components when evaluating treatment efficacy and adverse effects. This article reviews quality of life measurement generally, discusses tools currently being used in colorectal cancer patients, and reviews outcomes following both surgical and nonsurgical management from clinical trials, observational studies, and meta-analyses.


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