Update of COLORIII slides available!

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 [...]

By |July 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

FAH Chongqing opens as 8th site from larger China

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 [...]

By |July 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

E. Agnelli, Italy open

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!

By |July 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Queen Mary Hospital HK open!

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!

By |July 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

More Chinese centers open

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.

By |June 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

TaTME-pioneer prof Lacy from Hospital Clinic Barcelona, open for COLOR III inclusions

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 [...]

By |April 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Three more sites passed the SQA-pretrial

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 [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

COLOR III Newsletter Dec 2018

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

By |December 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

HSN Sudbruy Canada open for inclusion; local investigator dr Caycedo

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 !  

By |December 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Beijing Friendship Hospital open for Accrual in COLOR III

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 [...]

By |December 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments