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Resection of the primary tumour versus no resection prior to systemic therapy in patients with colon cancer and synchronous unresectable metastases (UICC stage IV): SYNCHRONOUS - a randomised controlled multicentre trial (ISRCTN30964555)

Nuh N Rahbari, Florian Lordick, Christine Fink, Ulrich Bork, Annika Stange, Dirk Jäger, Steffen P Luntz, Stefan Englert, Inga Rossion, Moritz Koch, Markus W Büchler, Meinhard Kieser, Jürgen Weitz* and on behalf of the SYNCHRONOUS trial group

BMC Cancer 2012, 12:142  doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-142

Pre-publication versions of this article and reviewers' reports

Original Submission - Version 1 Manuscript 23 Jan 2012
Resubmission - Version 2 Manuscript 19 Mar 2012
Editor's comment Editor's comment 19 Mar 2012
Editorial acceptance 19 Mar 2012
Published 05 Apr 2012