By Donna Myers
Updated: May 19, 2007
Have you ever wondered if your doctor sampled enough lymph nodes after your surgery? Or if you waited too long to start chemo? The Commission on Cancer (part of the American College of Surgeons) published a report with some answers because it provides standards of care for colorectal cancer that anyone can reference. Although the title is long, "Measures for Quality of Cancer Care for Breast and Colorectal Cancers", the recommendations are pretty straightforward. The basics:
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