For all collaborators and/or interested colleagues we have updated the basic COLOR III presentation which can be obtained at the download section of this website. Please feel free to use these 8 key slides of the COLOR III randomized controlled trial on TaTME vs LapTME for your own presentations. We kindly ask not to alter [...]
We congratulate Professsor Hongyu Zhang, local PI in the First Hospital affiliated to Chongqing Medical University (FHA-CQMU) on joining the COLOR III trial. In China mainland there are currently 6 sites open for inclusion of patients in the global RCT. With Sun Yat-sen Cancer Center Taipei and Queen Mary hospital HongKong and soon sites from [...]
Ospedale Agnelli in Pinerolo Italy isopen for inclusion. We congratulate and thank Prof. Andrea Muratore and dr Patrizia Marsanic with joining the interntaional trial. We eagerly await the first Italian patient in Color III!
As first center in Hongkong Queen Mary hospital will be able to include patients for the randomization phase of COLOR III. We congratuate and thank Local PI prof Dominic Foo for joining the collaboration!
In addition to Beijing Friendship Hospital and Sun Yat-sen Cancer Center Taipei four more centers are open for accrual. Queen Mary HK and FAH Chongqing expected to open this month! See a report of the round trip we made end of may 2019.
TaTME-pioneer prof Lacy Hospital Clinical Barcelona opens for accural in COLOR III Another international expert who joins COLOR III to provide the surgical community with robust evidence on TaTME versus lap TME We highly appreciate that even in expert centers such as Hospital clinic, the need for audited randomized data with long term follow up [...]
Last week three potential COLOR III sites passed the pretrial surgical Quality Assurance: Queenmary Hospital, dr Dominic Foo, Hong Kong National Cancer Center, dr Sung Chan Park, Goyang-si, Korea University Hospital Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Dr Carlos Pastor, Madrid, Spain As soon as IRB approval is obtained and other paperwork finalized these centers will open [...]
Dear sir/madam, Please click here to download the COLOR III newsletter! On behalf of the COLOR III steering comittee: Merrry Christmas and happy new year, Stefan van Oostendorp Trial coordinator
Great news to see another international expert joining the COLOR III collaborative Prof Antonio Caycedo, HSN Sudbury Canada, author of several peer-reviewed publications on TaTME. We are happy that he and his team are joining to deliver high quality evidence in this global RCT !
Beijing Friendship Hospital, is open for accrual as of Deceber 14th 2018! This is the first center in China and the first collaboration between Europe-USA-China in a colorectal surgery randomized trial! We congratulate and thank Prof Hongwei Yao, deputy chair of COLOR III in China and chair of Chinese Task force of TaTME with joining [...]