Correspondence regarding "Delay to elective colorectal cancer surgery and implications for survival: a systematic review and meta-analysis".

Onerup A, Rydbeck D, Bock D, Haglind E, Angenete E

Colorectal Dis - (-) - [2021-10-16; online 2021-10-16]

We read with interest the article by Whittaker et al [1]. We believe that the research question is of importance both in light of delayed treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic and in light of recent results where preoperative lifestyle changes only seem to be effective when performed for at least six weeks [2, 3]. However, we have some questions regarding the methodology and conclusions from the study.

Category: Health

Type: Journal article

PubMed 34655446

DOI 10.1111/codi.15957

Crossref 10.1111/codi.15957


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