Royal Surrey’s Adaptive Radiotherapy featured in radmagazine

The December 2022 issue of radmagazine features a discussion centred around the Royal Surrey’s experience with the Varian Ethos system to delivery daily online adaptive radiotherapy. Authored by Rachel Hollingdale, Matthew Bolt and Charlotte Shelley, the full article is available here: https://www.radmagazine.com/scientific-article/online-cbct-based-adaptive-planning-and-treatment/

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Radiotherapy physics vacancies in Guildford

We have three Clinical Scientist vacancies, working within the Radiotherapy team at St Luke’s Cancer Centre in Guildford, Surrey: Band 7 Registered Clinical Scientist x 2: NHS jobs ref C9384-AGB-EMF12472 Band 8A Senior Clinical Scientist: NHS jobs ref C9384-AGB-EMF12474 The successful candidates will provide scientific support across external beam treatment planning, dosimetry/QA, and brachytherapy, with…

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Radiotherapy department host its first SEPNet student

This year was the first time the radiotherapy department had hosted a summer placement student organised through the South East Physics network (SEPNet). More information can be found about the placements here: https://www.sepnet.ac.uk/for-students/sepnet-summer-placement-scheme-information-students/ The placement was for 8 weeks and undertaken by Katie Ryan who had recently graduated from Southampton University with a BSc in Physics…

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Dosimetry team streamline Linac QC

A full review of the quality control (QC) procedures for the Radiotherapy department’s six TrueBeam linear accelerators was completed in October 2020 by the Dosimetry team. QC procedures and schedules were redesigned to comply with recently published national guidance and the existing modular QC structure was further streamlined to accommodate the new and updated tests.…

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Department presents work on AI techniques in radiotherapy at international event

Liz Adams presented in the ‘Implementation/commissioning/QA of artificial intelligence techniques’ workstream of the 3rd ESTRO physics workshop.  Her presentation gave some initial results from the work the group have been doing to evaluate auto-contouring software, demonstrating time savings in clinical practice. Further research is ongoing to determine the best way to make the most of…

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Social

As well as working hard the team enjoy social outings, which as well as including the inevitable pub trip taking part in events such as those below as well as a number of the group cycling around the surrey hills. St Luke’s Christmas Party 2020 St Luke’s Cancer Centre held its annual party and was…

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