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SIR welcomes results of COLLISION Trial, presented at the 2024 ASCO Annual Meeting

SIR President Robert J. Lewandowski, MD, FSIR, issued a public statement on June 3 welcoming the findings of the Colorectal Liver Metastases: Surgery vs. Thermal Ablation (COLLISION) Trial presented at the 2024 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. The COLLISION Trial, a phase 3, non-inferiority, randomized controlled trial comparing thermal ablation to traditional surgery, which was stopped at halftime for having met predefined stopping rules. The trial’s presenting authors concluded that the standard of care for small-sized colorectal liver metastases should be transitioned from surgery to thermal ablation based on the overwhelming data collected in the trial. The authors found that ablation as the standard of care would “reduce complications, shorten hospital stays and improve local control, without compromising disease-free and overall survival.” Read SIR’s full statement. View the abstract on ASCO’s meeting website.

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Spring 2024 IR Quarterly

irq.jpgIn the spring issue of IR Quarterly, we look at the year ahead with SIR President Robert J. Lewandowski, MD, FSIR, while reflecting on the energy and education that attendees celebrated at the SIR 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting.

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