Radiation Oncology Rounds

Congratulations to Youssef Ben Bouchta (Ph.D Candidate) and Dr. Nevin McVicar on two excellent talks last week!

We look forward to two more physics talks during rounds next week, from Dr. Hal Clark (Surrey resident and an alumnus of our group) and Dr. Cheryl Duzenli.

Titles of the presentations:
Nevin: Retreatment VMAT optimization
Youssef: A case for flattening-filter-free VMAT for pediatric RT
Hal: X(-Ray) marks the spot: the search for a parotid gland ‘linchpin’
Cheryl: Reducing toxicity in breast radiotherapy by improved breast positioning

Welcome back Crystal!

Welcome back to Crystal Penner, a former student in our group who has returned for her Ph.D studies (supervised by Cheryl Duzenli).

Welcome new students!

We are excited to welcome two new students to our group: Emilie Carpentier (M.Sc student, supervised by Tony Mestrovic) and Maryam Rostamzadeh (Ph.D student, supervised by Alanah Bergman). Welcome to the Vancouver Centre!

COMP Poster Award

Congratulations to Cheryl Duzenli, Joel Beaudry, Richard Lee, and Vince Strgar (and their co-authors outside the department) for winning best poster at COMP in Ottawa last week! Awesome work!

2017 COMP Award Recipients: https://www.comp-ocpm.ca/english/news/2017-award-recipients.htm