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Research Related Medical Articles on Papillon
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New hope from OPERA trial for surgically fit rectal cancer patients who wish to have organ preservation.
Colorectal Disease. 2022;00:1–2.
Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2023 Published Online February 16, 2023 https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-1253(22)00438-1
Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy with radiation dose escalation with contact x-ray brachytherapy boost or external beam radiotherapy boost for organ preservation in early cT2–cT3 rectal adenocarcinoma (OPERA): a phase 3, randomised controlled trial.
www.thelancet.com/gastrohep Published online February 16, 2023 https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-1253(22)00392-2
Sun Myint A et al., The Role of Contact X-Ray Brachytherapy in Early Rectal Cancer e Who, when and How? Clinical Oncology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clon.2022.10.003
A multi-centre analysis of adjuvant contact X-ray brachytherapy (CXB)in rectal cancer patients treated with local excision – Preliminary results of the CONTEM1 study.
Beneficiaries of radical surgery among complete responders to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer. Shu Zhang, et., al. (2021) Cancer Science : Wiley Library
Patient information and timing prior to consent for Contact X-Ray Brachytherapy (Papillon): Are we doing the process right? A. Sun Myint et., al. (2019) EC Gastroenterology & digestive system Research Article
Role of radiotherapy in the treatment of rectal cancer in older patients.
A. Sun Myint, & J.P. Gerard, (2020) European Journal of Surgical Oncology
A. Sun Myint (2019) British Medical Journal ;366:I5363 doi: 10.1136bmj
Treatment: the role of contact X-ray brachytherapy (Papillon) in the management of early rectal cancer.
A. Sun Myint et,. al. (2019) Colorectal Disease : The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
Contact X-ray Brachytherapy as an Adjunct to a Watch and Wait Approach is an Affordable Alternative to Standard Surgical Management of Rectal Cancer for Patients with a Partial Clinical Response to Chemoradiotherapy
C. Rao, et.al. (2018) Clinical Oncology
Low-energy contact X-Ray brachytherapy (the Papillon techniques) for early-stage rectal cancer. NICE Interventional Procedure Guidance (2015)
A. Sun Myint (2013): British Journal of Hospital Medicine
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