Arthur Sun Myint
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Prof Sun Myint is the Lead Clinician in Papillon radiotherapy at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre (Liverpool, UK). His main research interest is in the treatment of early rectal cancers and he introduced contact radiotherapy (Papillon) into the UK and started treating patients at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in 1993. So far, he has treated over 3000 patients using the Papillon technique, which is the world’s largest cohort of patients. He was awarded an Honorary Professor in Gastroenterology by the University of Liverpool in December 2012. He is a special advisor in Oncology for the Health Minister in Union of Myanmar. In 2021, he recieved ESTRO lifetime award in recognition of his long standing commitment and major contributions to the advancement of radiotherapy in Europe. Prof Sun Myint is one of the researchers from Europe to recieved H2020 CAST award in 2020 which allows him to continue with Papillon research for non-surgical treatment in early rectal cancer. https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?hl=en&user=hXYQTq8AAAAJ&view_op=list_works http://share.ecancer.org/NCRI2016/Arthur%20Sun%20Myint.mp4 https://youtu.be/DWMR-R4vUV8
New hope for non-surgical treatment of early rectal cancer