Luke Montgomery

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As adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) for soft tissue sarcomas is controversial, we performed a retrospective analysis of patients seen at Washington University in St. Louis to evaluate whether it benefited our patient population. Patients were risk-assessed using the Memorial Sloan Kettering Predictive Nomogram (MSKPN). We defined high-risk patients by a MSKPN(More)
BACKGROUND Partial breast irradiation has been tested in limited pilot studies and shown to provide acceptable cosmesis, minimal toxicity and adequate local control. The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of using quadrant high-dose intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) for the treatment of early-stage breast cancer. METHODS Fifty-two(More)
Primary headaches (migraine, cluster, tension-type) are common disorders thought to be unrelated to nasal and sinus abnormalities. We present data on 19 patients with refractory primary headaches in the absence of significant sinus symptoms. The majority of patients responded with decreased pain to office application of nasal anaesthesia. A high prevalence(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the analgesic activity of ibuprofen against paracetamol using a simple pain model. DESIGN A double-blind study. SETTING Twenty general practitioners in Harare, Zimbabwe. PATIENTS Adults with acute sore throat of a maximum of two days' duration. INTERVENTIONS One hundred and thirteen patients with acute pain associated with(More)
1503 Background: It is assumed that most locally advanced breast cancers (LABC) could be detected at an earlier stage with routine screening. However, LABCs may present between screens as interval cancers (IC). ICs present at an earlier age, with higher grade, larger size, and are associated with lower survival, compared to screen-detected cancers (SDC),(More)
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