Michelle Kwok-Williams

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Standard treatment for rectal cancer which threatens the expected plane of resection on MRI imaging is long-course, pre-operative chemoradiotherapy (1.8-2Gy, 25-28 fractions). Not all patients are suitable for this because of age, poor performance status or co-morbidities. We describe our experience of short-course (5x5Gy)(More)
AIMS Trials have shown that patients with multiple-brain metastases and poor prognostic features have a short median survival after whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT). Quality of life (QoL) and other parameters to assess the palliative efficacy of WBRT have not previously been studied in this group of patients. We therefore attempted to do this. MATERIALS(More)
Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome (KMS) originally referred to a hemangioma associated with life-threatening thrombocytopenia and a consumption coagulopathy. Treatment includes surgery, steroids, and alpha interferon. However response may be unsatisfactory and mortality rates of 10-37% have been reported. We report a case of a 4-month-old male whose disease had not(More)
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