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Morpheus study

Research protocol Protocol summary: For patients with curable and operable rectal cancer, it has been shown that patients who had a complete response (tumor disappearing) after standard chemoradiation treatments could avoid or delay surgery safely. This study is exploring two non-operative treatment strategies using dose escalation either with external beam radiation (Arm A) or targeted …

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Whistle Study

Protocol Protocol summary: Some patients are medically unfit for surgery because of other medical issues, old age or because they are simply refusing standard surgery. Patients are to receive 1-3 weeks of external beam radiation therapy initially alone, then 3 sessions of targeted adaptive endorectal brachytherapy given weekly. This study explores the use of a …

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Pathos study

Protocol summary: With the emergence of non-operative approaches in the treatment of rectal cancer, there is an increased interest to comprehend patients’ decision-making process when choosing a particular treatment. This pilot study seeks to provide information to patients regarding present available treatment options and their related side effects. Additionally, for those patients that are interested …

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