Dr. Nicolas Barbet, of the Société Oncologie Radiotherapie in MÂCON, is the second clinician in France to place an order for the new Papillon+ X-Ray Brachy.
Ariane Medical Systems Ltd are very proud to announce the Clinique Generale Beaulieu, part of the Swiss Medical Network, have placed an order for the Papillon+ X-Ray Brachytherapy System for the use of delivering an IORT radiation boost for breast cancer patients.
The Organ Preservation of Early Rectal Adenocarcinoma (OPERA) phase III trial has started to recruit patients at the Centre Antoine-Lacassagne in Nice, France. This Pan-European trial, developed by Prof Jean-Pierre Gerard (Nice) and Prof Arthur Sun Myint (Clatterbridge, UK) is looking to recruit patients across existing Papillon users in France, UK, Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland as well as driving interest in new territories.
Papillon X-ray Brachy is making national Press, after its NICE ratification, with its use of low energy X-rays to kill cancer cells; allowing better local control of small rectal cancer tumours and offering patients a real alternative to radical surgery and a permanent stoma.
The bowel cancer operation that means you DON’T need a colostomy bag
- Businesswoman Judith Blount was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2014 after she noticed blood when she went to the loo
- Doctors told her she’d need her rectum removed and have to wear a colostomy bag for the rest of her life
- Instead, she tried a treatment using low-energy radiotherapy called Papillon, which successfully cured her
A new, less invasive form of radiotherapy is now recommended for bowel cancer by the health watchdog. Judith Blount, 49, a businesswoman from Derbyshire, underwent the treatment…
The National Institute of Health & Care Excellence (NICE) have finished their consultation period for the use of Papillon X-Ray Brachytherapy for the treatment of rectal tumours and published their recommendations..
These applicators are able to be used retrospectively with our Papillon 50 system as well as adding another clinical application to our new Papillon+ system. Please contact us for more details about clinical protocols or to order your new skin applicators.
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