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Dunlop, A., Colgan, R., Kirby, A., Ranger, A. & Blasiak-Wal, I. (2019). Evaluation of organ motion-based robust optimisation for VMAT planning for breast and internal mammary chain radiotherapy. Clinical and translational radiation oncology, Vol.16, pp. 60-66.

Kaidar-Person, O., Vrou Offersen, B., Hol, S., Arenas, M., Aristei, C., Bourgier, C., Cardoso, M.J., Chua, B., Coles, C.E., Engberg Damsgaard, T., et al. (2019). ESTRO ACROP consensus guideline for target volume delineation in the setting of postmastectomy radiation therapy after implant-based immediate reconstruction for early stage breast cancer. Radiotherapy and oncology, Vol.137, pp. 159-166.

Ranger, A., Dunlop, A., Hutchinson, K., Convery, H., Maclennan, M.K., Chantler, H., Twyman, N., Rose, C., McQuaid, D., Amos, R.A., et al. (2018). A Dosimetric Comparison of Breast Radiotherapy Techniques to Treat Locoregional Lymph Nodes Including the Internal Mammary Chain. Clinical oncology, Vol.30 (6), pp. 346-353.

O’Connell, R.L., Di Micco, R., Khabra, K., Kirby, A.M., Harris, P.A., James, S.E., Power, K., Ramsey, K.W. & Rusby, J.E. (2018). Comparison of Immediate versus Delayed DIEP Flap Reconstruction in Women Who Require Postmastectomy Radiotherapy. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Vol.142 (3), pp. 594-605.

O'Leary, B., Alarcon, L., Mallon, E. & Kirby, A. (2017). Radiotherapy-associated Pemphigus – a Rare Cause of Grade 4 Skin Toxicity. Clinical oncology, Vol.29 (1), pp. e50-e50.

Mitchell, R.A., Wai, P., Colgan, R., Kirby, A.M. & Donovan, E.M. (2017). Improving the efficiency of breast radiotherapy treatment planning using a semi-automated approach. Journal of applied clinical medical physics, Vol.18 (1), pp. 18-24.

Bartlett, F.R., Donovan, E.M., McNair, H.A., Corsini, L.A., Colgan, R.M., Evans, P.M., Maynard, L., Griffin, C., Haviland, J.S., Yarnold, J.R., et al. (2017). The UK HeartSpare Study (Stage II): Multicentre Evaluation of a Voluntary Breath-hold Technique in Patients Receiving Breast Radiotherapy. Clinical oncology, Vol.29 (3), pp. e51-e56.

O'Connell, R.L., Di Micco, R., Khabra, K., Wolf, L., deSouza, N., Roche, N., Barry, P.A., Kirby, A.M. & Rusby, J.E. (2017). The potential role of three-dimensional surface imaging as a tool to evaluate aesthetic outcome after Breast Conserving Therapy (BCT). Breast cancer research and treatment, Vol.164 (2), pp. 385-393.

Coles, C.E., Griffin, C.L., Kirby, A.M., Titley, J., Agrawal, R.K., Alhasso, A., Bhattacharya, I.S., Brunt, A.M., Ciurlionis, L., Chan, C., et al. (2017). Partial-breast radiotherapy after breast conservation surgery for patients with early breast cancer (UK IMPORT LOW trial): 5-year results from a multicentre, randomised, controlled, phase 3, non-inferiority trial. The lancet, Vol.390 (10099), pp. 1048-1060.

Harris, E.J., Mukesh, M.B., Donovan, E.M., Kirby, A.M., Haviland, J.S., Jena, R., Yarnold, J., Baker, A., Dean, J., Eagle, S., et al. (2016). A multicentre study of the evidence for customized margins in photon breast boost radiotherapy. The british journal of radiology, Vol.89 (1058), pp. 20150603-20150603.

Dunkerley, N., Bartlett, F.R., Kirby, A.M., Evans, P.M. & Donovan, E.M. (2016). Mean heart dose variation over a course of breath-holding breast cancer radiotherapy. The british journal of radiology, Vol.89 (1067), pp. 20160536-20160536.

O’Connell, R.L., DiMicco, R., Khabra, K., O’Flynn, E.A., deSouza, N., Roche, N., Barry, P.A., Kirby, A.M. & Rusby, J.E. (2016). Initial experience of the BREAST-Q breast-conserving therapy module. Breast cancer research and treatment, Vol.160 (1), pp. 79-89.

Landeg, S.J., Kirby, A.M., Lee, S.F., Bartlett, F., Titmarsh, K., Donovan, E., Griffin, C.L., Gothard, L., Locke, I. & McNair, H.A., et al. (2016). A randomized control trial evaluating fluorescent ink versus dark ink tattoos for breast radiotherapy. Br j radiol, Vol.89 (1068), pp. 20160288-20160288.  show abstract

Bartlett, F.R., Colgan, R.M., Donovan, E.M., McNair, H.A., Carr, K., Evans, P.M., Griffin, C., Locke, I., Haviland, J.S., Yarnold, J.R., et al. (2015). The UK HeartSpare Study (Stage IB): Randomised comparison of a voluntary breath-hold technique and prone radiotherapy after breast conserving surgery. Radiotherapy and oncology, Vol.114 (1), pp. 66-72.

Hanna, G.G. & Kirby, A.M. (2015). Intraoperative radiotherapy in early stage breast cancer: potential indications and evidence to date. The british journal of radiology, Vol.88 (1049), pp. 20140686-20140686.

Kirby, A., Hanna, G., Wilcox, M. & MacKenzie, M. (2015). In Regard to Vaidya et al. International journal of radiation oncology*biology*physics, Vol.92 (5), pp. 957-958.

Colgan, R., James, M., Bartlett, F.R., Kirby, A.M. & Donovan, E.M. (2015). Voluntary breath-holding for breast cancer radiotherapy is consistent and stable. The british journal of radiology, Vol.88 (1054), pp. 20150309-20150309.

Taylor, C.W. & Kirby, A.M. (2015). Cardiac Side-effects From Breast Cancer Radiotherapy. Clinical oncology, Vol.27 (11), pp. 621-629.

Tsang, Y., Ciurlionis, L., Kirby, A.M., Locke, I., Venables, K., Yarnold, J.R., Titley, J., Bliss, J. & Coles, C.E. (2015). Clinical impact of IMPORT HIGH trial (CRUK/06/003) on breast radiotherapy practices in the United Kingdom. The british journal of radiology, Vol.88 (1056), pp. 20150453-20150453.

Harris, E.J., Mukesh, M., Jena, R., Baker, A., Bartelink, H., Brooks, C., Dean, J., Donovan, E.M., Collette, S., Eagle, S., et al. (2014). A multicentre observational study evaluating image-guided radiotherapy for more accurate partial-breast intensity-modulated radiotherapy: comparison with standard imaging technique. Efficacy and mechanism evaluation, Vol.1 (3).

Bartlett, F.R., Yarnold, J.R. & Kirby, A.M. (2014). Response to D Woolf and M Keshtgar's reply to: breast radiotherapy and heart disease - where are we now?. Clin oncol (r coll radiol), Vol.26 (2), p. 123.

Bartlett, F.R., Colgan, R.M., Donovan, E.M., Carr, K., Landeg, S., Clements, N., McNair, H.A., Locke, I., Evans, P.M., Haviland, J.S., et al. (2014). Voluntary breath-hold technique for reducing heart dose in left breast radiotherapy. J vis exp, (89).  show abstract

Phillips, I., Locke, I., Kirby, A. & Rahman, F. (2014). Palliative External Beam Radiotherapy for Painful Bone Metastases. Clinical oncology, Vol.26, pp. S1-+.

Kirby, A.N., Jena, R., Harris, E.J., Evans, P.M., Crowley, C., Gregory, D.L. & Coles, C.E. (2013). Tumour bed delineation for partial breast/breast boost radiotherapy: what is the optimal number of implanted markers?. Radiother oncol, Vol.106 (2), pp. 231-235.  show abstract

Bartlett, F.R., Colgan, R.M., Carr, K., Donovan, E.M., McNair, H.A., Locke, I., Evans, P.M., Haviland, J.S., Yarnold, J.R. & Kirby, A.M., et al. (2013). The UK HeartSpare Study: randomised evaluation of voluntary deep-inspiratory breath-hold in women undergoing breast radiotherapy. Radiother oncol, Vol.108 (2), pp. 242-247.  show abstract

Bartlett, F.R., Yarnold, J.R. & Kirby, A.M. (2013). Breast radiotherapy and heart disease - where are we now?. Clin oncol (r coll radiol), Vol.25 (12), pp. 687-689.

Bartlett, F.R., Yarnold, J.R., Donovan, E.M., Evans, P.M., Locke, I. & Kirby, A.M. (2013). Multileaf collimation cardiac shielding in breast radiotherapy: Cardiac doses are reduced, but at what cost?. Clin oncol (r coll radiol), Vol.25 (12), pp. 690-696.  show abstract

Yates, L., Kirby, A., Crichton, S., Gillett, C., Cane, P., Fentiman, I. & Sawyer, E. (2012). RISK FACTORS FOR REGIONAL NODAL RELAPSE IN BREAST CANCER PATIENTS WITH ONE TO THREE POSITIVE AXILLARY NODES. International journal of radiation oncology biology physics, Vol.82 (5), pp. 2093-2103.

Juneja, P., Harris, E.J., Kirby, A.M. & Evans, P.M. (2012). Adaptive breast radiation therapy using modeling of tissue mechanics: a breast tissue segmentation study. Int j radiat oncol biol phys, Vol.84 (3), pp. e419-e425.  show abstract

Kirby, A.M., Evans, P.M., Helyer, S.J., Donovan, E.M., Convery, H.M. & Yarnold, J.R. (2011). A randomised trial of supine versus prone breast radiotherapy (SuPr study): comparing set-up errors and respiratory motion. Radiother oncol, Vol.100 (2), pp. 221-226.  show abstract

Barton, S.R., Smith, I.E., Kirby, A.M., Ashley, S., Walsh, G. & Parton, M. (2011). The role of ipsilateral breast radiotherapy in management of occult primary breast cancer presenting as axillary lymphadenopathy. Eur j cancer, Vol.47 (14), pp. 2099-2106.  show abstract

Kirby, A.M., Coles, C.E. & Yarnold, J.R. (2010). Target volume definition for external beam partial breast radiotherapy: clinical, pathological and technical studies informing current approaches. Radiother oncol, Vol.94 (3), pp. 255-263.  show abstract

Kirby, A.M., Evans, P.M., Nerurkar, A.Y., Desai, S.S., Krupa, J., Devalia, H., della Rovere, G.Q., Harris, E.J., Kyriakidou, J. & Yarnold, J.R., et al. (2010). How does knowledge of three-dimensional excision margins following breast conservation surgery impact upon clinical target volume definition for partial-breast radiotherapy?. Radiother oncol, Vol.94 (3), pp. 292-299.  show abstract

Kirby, A.M., Evans, P.M., Donovan, E.M., Convery, H.M., Haviland, J.S. & Yarnold, J.R. (2010). Prone versus supine positioning for whole and partial-breast radiotherapy: a comparison of non-target tissue dosimetry. Radiother oncol, Vol.96 (2), pp. 178-184.  show abstract

Kirby, A.M., Evans, P.M., Haviland, J. & Yarnold, J.R. (2009). Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery (LAD) Doses from Breast Radiotherapy: is Prone Treatment Beneficial?. Clin oncol-uk, Vol.21 (3), pp. 251-252.

Kirby, A.M., deSouza, N.M., Evans, P.M. & Yarnold, J.R. (2009). MRI Delineation of Tumour Bed for Partial Breast Irradiation: Fusion/Comparison with CT/Titanium Clip-based Method. Clin oncol-uk, Vol.21 (3), pp. 251-251.

Kirby, A.M., Yarnold, J.R., Evans, P.M., Morgan, V.A., Schmidt, M.A., Scurr, E.D. & desouza, N.M. (2009). Tumor bed delineation for partial breast and breast boost radiotherapy planned in the prone position: what does MRI add to X-ray CT localization of titanium clips placed in the excision cavity wall?. Int j radiat oncol biol phys, Vol.74 (4), pp. 1276-1282.  show abstract

Kirby, A.M. & George Mikhaeel, N. (2007). The role of FDG PET in the management of lymphoma: practical guidelines. Nuclear medicine communications, Vol.28 (5), pp. 355-357.

Kirby, A.M. & Mikhaeel, N.G. (2007). The role of FDG PET in the management of lymphoma: what is the evidence base?. Nuclear medicine communications, Vol.28 (5), pp. 335-354.

Kirby, A.M., A'Hern, R.P., D'Ambrosio, C., Tanay, M., Syrigos, K.N., Rogers, S.J., Box, C., Eccles, S.A., Nutting, C.M. & Harrington, K.J., et al. (2006). Gefitinib (ZD1839, Iressa(TM)) as palliative treatment in recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer. Brit j cancer, Vol.94 (5), pp. 631-636.  show abstract

Rusby, , O'Connell, R.L., Di Micco, R., Khabra, K., Wolf, L., DeSouza, N., Roche, N., Barry, P.A. & Kirby, A.M. The potential role of 3 dimensional surface imaging as a tool to evaluate aesthetic outcome after Breast Conserving Therapy (BCT). Breast cancer research and treatment, .

Coles, C., Griffin, C., Kirby, A., Titley, J., Agrawal, R., Alhasso, A., Bhattacharya, I., Brunt, M., Ciurlionis, L., Chan, C., et al. Partial breast radiotherapy after breast conservation surgery for early breast cancer: 5-year outcomes from the IMPORT LOW (CRUK/06/003) phase III randomised controlled trial. The lancet, .

Bliss, J., Kirby, A., Coles, C. & Bhattacharya, I. Can Interrogation Of Tumour Characteristics Lead Us To Safely Omit Adjuvant Radiotherapy In Patients With Early Breast Cancer?. Clinical oncology, .

Gothard, L., Edmunds, D., Khabra, K., Kirby, A., Poonam, M., McNair, H., Roberts, D., Symonds-Tayler, R. & Donovan, E. Low-cost Kinect Version 2 imaging system for breath hold monitoring and gating: Proof of concept study for breast cancer VMAT radiotherapy. Journal of applied clinical medical physics, .

Edmunds, D., Gothard, L., Khabra, K., Kirby, A., Madhale, P., McNair, H., Roberts, D., Symonds-Tayler, R. & Donovan, E. Low-cost Kinect Version 2 imaging system for breath hold monitoring and gating: Proof of concept study for breast cancer VMAT radiotherapy. Journal of applied clinical medical physics, .

Kirby, A.M. Updated ASTRO guidelines on accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI): to whom can we offer APBI outside a clinical trial?. The british journal of radiology, , pp. 20170565-20170565.

Bagenal, J., Roche, N., Ross, G., Kirby, A. & Dodwell, D. Should patients with ductal carcinoma in situ be treated with adjuvant whole breast radiotherapy after breast conservation surgery?. Bmj, , pp. k1410-k1410.

Bliss, J., Bhattacharya, I., Haviland, J.S., Kirby, A., Hopwood, P. & Yarnold, J. Patient reported outcomes over 5 years following whole or partial breast radiotherapy: longitudinal analysis of the IMPORT LOW phase III randomised controlled trial. Journal of clinical oncology, .

Bliss, J., Bhattacharya, I., Haviland, J.S., Hopwood, P., Yarnold, J. & Kirby, A. Can patient-reported outcomes be used instead of clinician-reported outcomes and photographs as primary endpoints of late normal tissue effects in breast radiotherapy trials? Results from the IMPORT LOW trial. Radiotherapy and oncology, .

Bhattacharya, I., Haviland, J.S., Gulliford, S., Harris, E., Bliss, J. & Kirby, A. Is breast seroma after tumour resection associated with patient-reported breast appearance change following radiotherapy? Results from the IMPORT HIGH (CRUK/06/003) trial. Radiotherapy and oncology, .


Conferences

Vasmel, J., Charaghvandi, R., Houweling, A., Philippens, M., Vreuls, C., Van Diest, P., Van Leeuwen, G., Van Gorp, J., Witkamp, A., Van der Pol, C., et al. (2019). OC-0591 Response after MR-guided single dose ablative preoperative partial breast irradiation, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.133, pp.S309-S310.

Stick, L.B., Lorenzen, E.L., Yates, E.S., Anandadas, C., Andersen, K., Aristei, C., Byrne, O., Hoi, S., Jensen, I., Kirby, A., et al. (2019). PV-0046 Patient selection for proton therapy of early breast cancer - the DBCG phase II study strategy, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.133, pp.S15-S17.

Blasiak-Wal, I., Dunlop, A., Colgan, R., Ranger, A. & Kirby, A. (2019). EP-1889 Evaluation of organ-motion based robust optimisation for RT of the breast, axilla, and IMC, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.133, p.S1026.

Vasmel, J., Koerkamp, M.G., Kirby, A., Russell, N., Shaitelman, S., Vesprini, D., Anandadas, C., Currey, A., Keller, B., Braunstein, L., et al. (2019). EP-1312 Evaluation of MRI-based guidelines for contouring tumors for preoperative partial breast irradiation, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.133, p.S719.

Iles, N., Kilburn, L., Gurreebun, Z., Toms, C., Kirby, A., Ahmed, M., Van As, N., Khoo, V. & Hall, E. (2019). Challenges of running a cancer trial with multiple primary tumour sites - ICR-CTSU experience based on the CORE trial, TRIALS, Vol.20.

Kirby, A. (2018). SP-0045: Cost-effective implementation of respiratory control for all!, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.127, p.S19.

Ranger, A., Perotti, C., Dunlop, A., Donovan, E., McNair, H., Harris, E. & Kirby, A. (2018). EP-1283: Lung sparing techniques for internal mammary chain radiotherapy in right breast cancer patients, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.127, pp.S705-S706.

O'Connell, R., Di Micco, R., Barry, P., Khabra, K., Wolf, L., Krupa, K., deSouza, N., Roche, N., Kirby, A. & Rusby, J., et al. (2017). Can objective measurements from 3-dimensional surface imaging replace subjective measures of outcome after breast-conserving therapy?, ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, Vol.24, pp.310-311.

Kirby, A. (2016). SP-0017: Technical approaches to regional lymph node irradiation for breast cancer, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.119, p.S7.

Coles, C., Griffin, C., Kirby, A., Titley, J., Tsang, Y., Harnett, A., Chan, H., Sawyer, E., Bliss, J., Yarnold, J., et al. (2014). Partial breast radiotherapy for women with early breast cancer: First analysis of late cosmesis adverse events from IMPORT LOW (CRUK/06/003), EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER, Vol.50, p.S103.

Bartlett, F., Donovan, E., McNair, H., Colgan, R., Clements, N. & Kirby, A. (2014). A pilot study evaluating use of the voluntary breath-hold technique in patients requiring nodal irradiation, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER, Vol.50, p.S217.

Bartlett, F., Donovan, E., Colgan, R., McNair, H., Carr, K., Locke, I., Evans, P., Haviland, J., Yarnold, J. & Kirby, A., et al. (2013). Partial breast irradiation margins with two deep-inspiratory breath-hold techniques, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER, Vol.49, p.S235.

Kirby, A., Jena, R., Tsang, Y., Ciurlionis, L., Harris, E., Yarnold, J.R. & Coles, C. (2011). 394 poster IMPORT-LOW PARTIAL BREAST OUTLINING STUDY: USE OF A TRAINING PROTOCOL TO IMPROVE INTER-OBSERVER CONCORDANCE, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.99, p.S156.

Bartlett, F., Locke, I. & Kirby, A. (2011). 746 poster CARDIAC DOSES IN LEFT-SIDED BREAST CANCER PATIENTS RECEIVING TANGENTIAL FIELD RADIOTHERAPY WITH CARDIAC SHIELDING, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.99, p.S296.

Harris, E., Donovan, E., Coles, C., Eagle, S., Kirby, A. & Evans, P. (2011). 1178 poster EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF TUMOUR BED MARKER MOVEMENT UPON PATIENT SET-UP ACCURACY DURING BREAST RADIOTHERAPY, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Vol.99, p.S439.

Kirby, A., Jena, R., Harris, E., Crowley, C., Gregory, D. & Coles, C. (2010). TUMOUR BED DELINEATION FOR PARTIAL BREAST/BREAST BOOST RADIOTHERAPY: WHAT IS THE OPTIMAL NUMBER OF IMPLANTED MARKERS?, RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY, Vol.96, p.S252.

Kirby, A.M., Evans, P.M., Haviland, J.S. & Yarnold, J.R. (2009). Left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) doses from breast radiotherapy: is prone treatment positioning beneficial?, Presented at 15th Congress of the European-Cancer-Organization/34th Multidisciplinary Congress of the European-Society-for-Medical-Oncology, Berlin, GERMANY. EJC SUPPLEMENTS, Vol.7 (2), p.297.

Kirby, A., Scurr, E., Morgan, V., Schmidt, M., Convery, H., Evans, P., deSouza, N. & Yarnold, J.R. (2008). MRI DELINEATION OF POST-OPERATIVE TUMOUR BED IN PARTIAL BREAST & BOOST RADIOTHERAPY PLANNED IN PRONE POSITION: FUSION AND COMPARISON WITH CT/TITANIUM CLIP-BASED METHOD, RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY, Vol.88, p.S356.

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