Ultrasound probe

New technology developed at Western University is providing an improved way for radiation oncologists to deliver treatment to women with gynaecological cancers, including vaginal, cervical and uterine cancer. 

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By transforming a conventional ultrasound probe, already found in most clinics, the technology can provide a 360 degree, three-dimensional view of surgical tools and surrounding tissue and organs. It provides a clearer and more accurate picture in the operating room for clinicians who need to precisely insert needles into the tumour for a procedure called interstitial brachytherapy, a type of targeted radiation therapy that uses intense energy to kill cancer cells in the tumour from the inside out.

LHRD poster presenter

More than 400 learners participated in London Health Research Day 2019, sharing diverse health science from across the City of London

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Science communication is a key element of modern health research. From presenting at conferences to sharing research findings with the public, it’s a crucial skill for young researchers to develop. 

Lawrence Yip, PhD candidate, recognized for his leadership and enthusiasm for research

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Lawrence Yip was awarded the Leadership Award for Fellows and Students at the 2019 Lawson Impact Awards on April 11. This award recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities, strong research skills, and dedication to the advancement of health research.