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This is a single centre trial involving Radiotherapy to see if outcomes can be improved in rectal cancer

RHYTHM-I: modulation of Radiotherapy according to HYpoxia: exploiting changes in the Tumour Microenvironment to improve outcome in rectal cancer

Primary Objectives

Group A:

To assess the utility of FMISO-PET imaging in quantifying and defining the spatial deistribution of hypoxic regions within rectal cancers.

Group B:

Can changes in tumour hypoxia and perfusion be seen after 8-10 fractions of CRT?

Key Dates

Recruitment Completed: 30 Apr 2016

Trial completion date: 22 Nov 2016


The results publication can be found here.