On 9 Sep 2021

August’s paper of the month looks at the PRODIGE-7 trial, a multicentre randomised open-label, phase 3 trial which sought to determine whether hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery for colorectal peritoneal metastases 

On 1 Jul 2021

July's Paper of the Month looks at how obesity shapes metabolism in the tumour microenvironment to suppress anti-tumour immunity.

On 10 Jun 2021

June’s paper of the month looks at the PRODIGE-23 trial, a randomised phase 3 clinical trial which sought to determine whether total neoadjuvant chemotherapy (TNT) before surgery improved disease-free survival (DFS) compared with standard preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer.

On 12 May 2021

May's Paper of the Month looks at The SuPREMe-CD Study, a clinical trial which aimed to provide randomised controlled data comparing Kono-S anastomosis and stapled ileocolic side-to-side anastomosis.

On 8 Apr 2021

Paper of the Month for April looks at a trial comparing the parastomal hernia rates one year after the construction of an end colostomy by three surgical techniques: cruciate incision, circular incision in the fascia and using prophylactic mesh.

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