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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29784450/physician-assessed-and-patient-reported-urinary-morbidity-after-radio-chemotherapy-and-image-guided-adaptive-brachytherapy-for-locally-advanced-cervical-cancer
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Lars Fokdal, Richard Pötter, Kathrin Kirchheiner, Jacob Chr Lindegaard, Nina Boje Kibsgaard Jensen, Christian Kirisits, Cyrus Chargari, Umesh Mahantshetty, Ina Maria Jürgenliemk-Schulz, Barbara Segedin, Peter Hoskin, Kari Tanderup
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The EMBRACE study is a prospective multi-institutional study on MRI guided adaptive brachytherapy (IGABT) in locally advanced cervix cancer (LACC). This analysis describes early to late urinary morbidity assessed by physicians and patients (PRO). MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 1176 patients were analysed. Median follow up (FU) was 27 (1-83) months. Morbidity (CTCAE v.3) and PRO (EORTC QLQ-C30&CX24) was prospectively assessed at baseline (BL), and during FU...
May 18, 2018: Radiotherapy and Oncology: Journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29753523/testicular-transposition-in-children-undergoing-brachytherapy-for-bladder-and-or-prostate-rhabdomyosarcoma
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Guenolee de Lambert, Cyrus Chargari, Véronique Minard-Colin, Christine Haie-Meder, Florent Guérin, Hélène Martelli
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Fertility preservation is a major goal in treatment of children with cancer. We describe a new technique of testicular transposition (TT) in patients treated with pulse-dose-rate (PDR) brachytherapy as part of the multimodal conservative treatment of bladder neck and/or prostate rhabdomyosarcoma (BP RMS). METHODS: Medical records of consecutive patients treated between September 2016 and August 2017 were studied. These patients underwent a TT performed during BP RMS surgery by the same suprapubic incision...
April 13, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29595759/multimodal-management-of-locally-advanced-neuroendocrine-cervical-carcinoma-a-single-institution-experience
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Pauline Castelnau-Marchand, Patricia Pautier, Catherine Genestie, Alexandra Leary, Enrica Bentivegna, Sébastien Gouy, Jean-Yves Scoazec, Philippe Morice, Christine Haie-Meder, Cyrus Chargari
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to report our institutional experience of a multimodal approach for treatment of locally advanced high-grade neuroendocrine cervical cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS: Patients with primary locally advanced neuroendocrine cervical cancer diagnosed between 2001 and 2014 were included. The scheduled treatment sequence was as follows: pelvic +/- para-aortic radiotherapy (according to tumor stage), associated with chemotherapy based on platine-derivate and etoposide regimen, followed with a brachytherapy boost, then completion surgery if there was no progression +/- consolidation etoposide chemotherapy (for a total of 5-6 cycles)...
March 27, 2018: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29559282/risk-of-late-urinary-complications-following-image-guided-adaptive-brachytherapy-for-locally-advanced-cervical-cancer-refining-bladder-dose-volume-parameters
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Elena Manea, Alexandre Escande, Sophie Bockel, Mohamed Khettab, Isabelle Dumas, Ioana Lazarescu, Ingrid Fumagalli, Philippe Morice, Eric Deutsch, Christine Haie-Meder, Cyrus Chargari
PURPOSE: To study correlations between dose-volume parameters of the whole bladder and bladder trigone and late urinary toxicity in locally advanced cervical cancer patients treated with pulsed-dose-rate brachytherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS: Patients with locally advanced cervical cancer treated with chemoradiation therapy and pulsed-dose-rate brachytherapy from 2004 to 2015 were included. Cumulative dose-volume parameters of the whole bladder and bladder trigone were converted into 2-Gy/fraction equivalents (EQD2, with α/β = 3 Gy); these parameters, as well as clinical factors, were analyzed as predictors of toxicity in patients without local relapse...
February 13, 2018: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29507691/locally-advanced-cervical-cancer-with-bladder-invasion-clinical-outcomes-and-predictive-factors-for-vesicovaginal-fistulae
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Roger Sun, Ines Koubaa, Elaine Johanna Limkin, Isabelle Dumas, Enrica Bentivegna, Eduardo Castanon, Sébastien Gouy, Cynthia Baratiny, Fyo Monnot, Pierre Maroun, Samy Ammari, Elise Zareski, Corinne Balleyguier, Éric Deutsch, Philippe Morice, Christine Haie-Meder, Cyrus Chargari
Objective: We report outcomes of cervical cancer patients with bladder invasion (CCBI) at diagnosis, with focus on the incidence and predictive factors of vesicovaginal fistula (VVF). Results: Seventy-one patients were identified. Twenty-one (30%) had para-aortic nodal involvement. Eight had VVF at diagnosis. With a mean follow-up time of 34.2 months (range: 1.9 months-14.8 years), among 63 patients without VVF at diagnosis, 15 (24%) developed VVF. A VVF occurred in 19% of patients without local relapses (9/48) and 40% of patients with local relapse (6/15)...
February 6, 2018: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29491080/transitory-stoma-at-the-time-of-complete-cytoreductive-surgery-affects-survival-for-patients-with-advanced-stage-ovarian-cancer
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Geoffroy Canlorbe, Cyril Touboul, Cyrus Chargari, Enrica Bentivegna, Amandine Maulard, Patricia Pautier, Catherine Genestie, Philippe Morice, Sébastien Gouy
AIM: To evaluate the influence on relapse-free survival (RFS) and overall survival (OS) of a transitory protective stoma (TPS) at the time of complete cytoreductive surgery for advanced-stage ovarian cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: From our Institution, we retrospectively selected patients from 2006 to 2011 with ovarian cancer with the following criteria: stage IIIB to IVA (pleural effusion) according to the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics classification; complete cytoreductive surgery (CC0 according to Sugarbaker's classification); and a low anterior resection...
March 2018: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29426746/image-guided-adaptive-brachytherapy-in-primary-vaginal-cancers-a-monocentric-experience
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Andres Huertas, Isabelle Dumas, Alexandre Escande, Eleonor Rivin Del Campo, Tony Felefly, Charles-Henri Canova, Anne Tailleur, Sebastien Gouy, Enrica Bentivegna, Philippe Morice, Christine Haie-Meder, Cyrus Chargari, Renaud Mazeron
PURPOSE: Primary vaginal cancer is a rare disease for which treatment has been modeled based on cervical cancer. We report our experience in the use of image-guided adaptive brachytherapy (IGABT) in this indication. METHODS AND MATERIALS: Patients treated for vaginal cancer with a combination of external beam radiation therapy and IGABT were identified through electronic search. The Groupe Européen de Curiethérapie-European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology recommendations for cervical cancer have been extrapolated with the definition of two clinical target volumes (CTVs) corresponding to the residual disease after external beam radiation therapy (CTVBT ), assessed from clinical and imaging findings, and the so-called CTVi , comprising the CTVBT with directional margins and at least the initial disease at diagnosis...
February 6, 2018: Brachytherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29325690/dose-volume-effects-in-pathologic-lymph-nodes-in-locally-advanced-cervical-cancer
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Warren Bacorro, Isabelle Dumas, Alexandre Escande, Sebastien Gouy, Enrica Bentivegna, Philippe Morice, Christine Haie-Meder, Cyrus Chargari
OBJECTIVE: In cervical cancer patients, dose-volume relationships have been demonstrated for tumor and organs-at-risk, but not for pathologic nodes. The nodal control probability (NCP) according to dose/volume parameters was investigated. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Patients with node-positive cervical cancer treated curatively with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) and image-guided brachytherapy (IGABT) were identified. Nodal doses during EBRT, IGABT and boost were converted to 2-Gy equivalent (α/β = 10 Gy) and summed...
March 2018: Gynecologic Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29170049/brachytherapy-for-conservative-treatment-of-invasive-penile-carcinoma-in-older-patients-single-institution-experience
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Alexandre Escande, Pierre Maroun, Isabelle Dumas, Antoine Schernberg, Alberto Bossi, Renaud De Crevoisier, Eric Deutsch, Christine Haie-Meder, Cyrus Chargari
BACKGROUND: No study has examined the possibility to perform an organ sparing strategy in older patients with penile carcinoma, and amputation is frequently proposed. We report our experience of interstitial brachytherapy for the conservative treatment of penile carcinoma confined to the glans in patients aged of 70years and more. METHODS: A total of 55 patients candidates to conservative brachytherapy were identified. Median age was 73.8years (range: 70-95years)...
November 20, 2017: Journal of Geriatric Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29100604/-clinical-trials-and-perspectives-of-radiotherapy-for-uterine-endometrial-cancers
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REVIEW
Cyrus Chargari, Pierre Maroun, Ioana Lazarescu, Christine Haie-Meder
The adjuvant management of uterine endometrial cancer has been studied in many randomized trials, leading to define postoperative therapeutic indications, depending on the risk factors for relapse, and on the expected benefit in terms of locoregional control and survival. The potential toxicity of treatments should be also considered. We review the available literature that yielded to guidelines that were recently published, on behalf of European societies, and we highlight the perspectives on ongoing studies, aimed at better defining the place and type of adjuvant treatment...
December 2017: Bulletin du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29089276/long-term-evaluation-of-urinary-sexual-and-quality-of-life-outcomes-after-brachytherapy-for-penile-carcinoma
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Dimitri Gambachidze, Cédric Lebacle, Pierre Maroun, Alexandre Escande, Alberto Bossi, Pierre Blanchard, Eric Deutsch, Christine Haie-Meder, Cyrus Chargari
PURPOSE: Brachytherapy (BT) is an effective organ-preserving treatment for selected localized penile carcinoma, providing high local control rates. Long-term functional results however, are still insufficiently evaluated. METHODS AND MATERIALS: All consecutive patients treated with low-dose-rate or pulse-dose-rate BT in our institute for a localized penile cancer and who were in first complete remission and followed for at least 3 years were included. A self-reporting questionnaire was sent, to assess: 1/urinary function, 2/sexual function, 3/cosmetic aspect of the penis, and 4/quality of life...
January 2018: Brachytherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28916879/a-score-combining-baseline-neutrophilia-and-primary-tumor-suv-peak-measured-from-fdg-pet-is-associated-with-outcome-in-locally-advanced-cervical-cancer
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Antoine Schernberg, Sylvain Reuze, Fanny Orlhac, Irène Buvat, Laurent Dercle, Roger Sun, Elaine Limkin, Alexandre Escande, Christine Haie-Meder, Eric Deutsch, Cyrus Chargari, Charlotte Robert
PURPOSE: We investigated whether a score combining baseline neutrophilia and a PET biomarker could predict outcome in patients with locally advanced cervical cancer (LACC). METHODS: Patients homogeneously treated with definitive chemoradiation plus image-guided adaptive brachytherapy (IGABT) between 2006 and 2013 were analyzed retrospectively. We divided patients into two groups depending on the PET device used: a training set (TS) and a validation set (VS). Primary tumors were semi-automatically delineated on PET images, and 11 radiomics features were calculated (LIFEx software)...
February 2018: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28890828/radiation-induced-gastroparesis-case-report-and-literature-review
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Pierre Annede, Caroline Prieux-Klotz, Thomas Dubergé, Cyrus Chargari, Olivier Gisserot, Jean-Pierre de Jaureguiberry
Radiation induced gastroparesis as well as the other autonomic nervous system radiation induced neuropathies are poorly described in the literature. A case of gastroparesis associated with phrenic and recurrent laryngeal nerves paralysis was observed in a 69-year old patient. She was already treated two times by rachis radiotherapy in a context of breast cancer with bone metastases. Anatomical and chronological correlation of lesions, concomitant nerve damage in the radiation fields and elimination of the main differential diagnoses allowed us to link this case of gastroparesis with the background of radiotherapy...
August 2017: Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28870945/flattening-filter-free-vs-flattened-beams-for-lung-stereotactic-body-radiation-therapy
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Pierre Annede, Julien Darreon, Ahcene Benkemouche, Simon Valdenaire, Marguerite Tyran, Bertrand Kaeppelin, Alban Macagno, Julien Barrou, Leonel Varela Cagetti, Veronique Favrel, Laurence Moureau-Zabotto, Laurence Gonzague, Pierre Fau, Cyrus Chargari, Agnes Tallet, Naji Salem
BACKGROUND/AIM: To assess the clinical impact of high dose rate stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in patients with lung neoplastic lesions. PATIENTS AND METHODS: From January 2014 to June 2016, a single-center retrospective analysis was performed including all patients treated by either flattening filter free (FFF) beams or flattening filter beams (FF) three-dimensional (3D) SBRT for lung neoplastic lesions. RESULTS: A total of 99 SBRT were performed on 75 patients...
September 2017: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28835188/neutrophils-a-candidate-biomarker-and-target-for-radiation-therapy
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REVIEW
Antoine Schernberg, Pierre Blanchard, Cyrus Chargari, Eric Deutsch
BACKGROUND: Neutrophils are the most abundant blood-circulating white blood cells, continuously generated in the bone marrow. Growing evidence suggests they regulate the innate and adaptive immune system during tumor evolution. This review will first summarize the recent findings on neutrophils as a key player in cancer evolution, then as a potential biomarker, and finally as therapeutic targets, with respective focuses on the interplay with radiation therapy. A complex interplay: Neutrophils have been associated with tumor progression through multiple pathways...
November 2017: Acta Oncologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28760484/pulsed-dose-rate-brachytherapy-for-pediatric-bladder-prostate-rhabdomyosarcoma-compliance-and-early-clinical-results
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Cyrus Chargari, Hélène Martelli, Florent Guérin, Warren Bacorro, Guénolée de Lambert, Alexandre Escande, Véronique Minard-Colin, Isabelle Dumas, Eric Deutsch, Christine Haie-Meder
OBJECTIVE: No data are available on the feasibility of pulsed dose rate (PDR) brachytherapy in very young children. Our experience of PDR brachytherapy for bladder prostate (BP) rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is reported, with focus on compliance and dosimetric parameters. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Treatment parameters and outcome of consecutive BP RMS patients treated in our center were examined. Treatment was carried out as part of a multimodal conservative radio-surgical treatment...
August 2017: Radiotherapy and Oncology: Journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28743612/clinical-outcomes-after-interstitial-brachytherapy-for-early-stage-nasal-squamous-cell-carcinoma
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Warren Bacorro, Alexandre Escande, Stéphane Temam, Isabelle Dumas, Emilie Routier, Marie-Catherine Gensse, Pierre Blanchard, François Janot, Christine Mateus, Yungan Tao, Caroline Robert, Eric Deutsch, Christine Haie-Meder, Cyrus Chargari
PURPOSE: Radiotherapy of nasal carcinomas results in cure rates comparable to surgery, with anatomic preservation and good cosmesis. Brachytherapy (BT) overcomes difficulties with dosimetric coverage and affords a localized and highly conformal irradiation. We report our experience of BT for early-stage nasal squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs). METHODS AND MATERIALS: Clinical data, BT parameters, and outcome of consecutive patients treated by interstitial BT in our institute between December 1982 and April 2015 for a localized nasal SCC were examined...
July 22, 2017: Brachytherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28693798/brain-metastases-from-non-small-cell-lung-carcinoma-changing-concepts-for-improving-patients-outcome
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REVIEW
Chloé Rancoule, Alexis Vallard, Jean-Baptiste Guy, Sophie Espenel, Peng Diao, Cyrus Chargari, Nicolas Magné
The management of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) brain metastases is challenging, as this frequent complication negatively impacts patients' quality of life, and can be a life-threatening event. Through a review of the literature, we discuss the main therapeutic options and the recent developments that improved (and complicated) the management of NSCLC brain metastases patients. Most current validated approaches are local with exclusive or combined surgery, whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) and stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT)...
August 2017: Critical Reviews in Oncology/hematology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28673762/diffusion-weighted-mri-in-image-guided-adaptive-brachytherapy-tumor-delineation-feasibility-study-and-comparison-with-gec-estro-guidelines
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Antoine Schernberg, Corinne Balleyguier, Isabelle Dumas, Sébastien Gouy, Alexandre Escande, Enrica Bentivegna, Philippe Morice, Eric Deutsch, Christine Haie-Meder, Cyrus Chargari
PURPOSE: To examine the feasibility of using diffusion-weighted images (DWIs) coregistered with T2-weighted (T2w) sequence in treatment planning system to improve target delineation for image-guided adaptive brachytherapy (IGABT) in locally advanced cervical cancer patients. METHODS AND MATERIALS: We retrospectively examined the records of consecutive patients who were referred to our institution for pulse-dose-rate IGABT between May and December 2015 after concurrent chemoradiation...
June 30, 2017: Brachytherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28662871/external-validation-of-leukocytosis-and-neutrophilia-as-a-prognostic-marker-in-anal-carcinoma-treated-with-definitive-chemoradiation
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Antoine Schernberg, Florence Huguet, Laurence Moureau-Zabotto, Cyrus Chargari, Eleonor Rivin Del Campo, Michel Schlienger, Alexandre Escande, Emmanuel Touboul, Eric Deutsch
PURPOSE: To validate the prognostic value of leukocyte disorders in anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) patients receiving definitive concurrent chemoradiation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Bi-institutional clinical records from consecutive patients treated between 2001 and 2015 with definitive chemoradiation for anal SCC were retrospectively reviewed. Prognostic value of pretreatment leukocyte disorders was examined, with focus on patterns of relapse and survival. Leukocytosis and neutrophilia were defined as leukocyte or neutrophil count exceeding 10G/L and 7G/L, respectively...
July 2017: Radiotherapy and Oncology: Journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
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