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AIMS Brain metastases from gastrointestinal primaries are uncommon with poor reported outcomes following SRS. We evaluated clinical outcomes for patients diagnosed with metastatic brain tumours from a gastrointestinal primary treated with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). METHOD A single institutional retrospective review of patients treated with L...
Aims The Covid-19 pandemic expanded the use of virtual consultations (telephone (T) or video (V)). Moving forward, Neuro-Oncology consultation settings require tailoring to optimally meet patient needs. This project aimed to evaluate patient perceptions of consultation settings to optimise service planning and ongoing incorporation of T and V optio...
Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) have a poor prognosis with few long-term survivors (>2 years from diagnosis). This review analyses key characteristics of this cohort. METHODS: Retrospective single-centre review of GBM patients treated with the STUPP protocol at a Regional Neuro-oncology centre, Nov-09–Sept-19. Demographics, histology...
INTRODUCTION Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) commenced at Guy’s Cancer Hospital in August 2017. We report our first seventeen months’ data (August 2017 to December 2018) for brain metastases SRS. METHOD Patients referred via Neuro Oncology MDT were assessed for suitability for SRS via clinical review and 1mm-slice MRI. Treatment was planned on Ecl...
Introduction: Dual HER2 targeting improved pCR rates (ypT0ypN0) compared with Herceptin plus chemotherapy in the TRYPHAENA and NeoSphere registration trials. Pertuzumab-containing regimens (FEC-THP and TCHP) were adopted at the Kent Oncology Centre (KOC) following national funding approval in December 2016. Methods: A retrospective study of 176 (st...
Correct labeling of twin fetuses is needed for consistency in assigning and interpreting longitudinal scan and prenatal screening/diagnostic results. The aim of this study was to describe a standard method of twin labeling in the first trimester of pregnancy and to assess the robustness of such a technique in predicting the presenting twin in subse...