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Dr. Laura Dawson
Laura Dawson, MD, FRCPC received her MD and completed her radiation oncology residency training at the University of Toronto.
then completed a fellowship in high precision radiation therapy in gastrointestinal malignancies and head and neck cancer, at the University of Michigan
in Ann Arbor, where she
stayed on as a faculty member until 2003, when she
returned to Canada.
She is presently a Full Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto.
She leads the hepatobiliary cancer radiation therapy program at Princess Margaret Hospital, and is the principal investigator of several trials of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), including an international randomized trial of sorafenib versus sorafenib and SBRT in locally advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
is an internationally recognized leader in high precision liver radiotherapy.
has published over 100 scientific papers, and several seminal editorials and book chapters.
She is a member of numerous international committees including the NIH Hepatobiliary taskforce.
She has been a speaker at many international oncology meetings, and she has received numerous grants and honors related to her research in radiation therapy for liver cancer.
will be lecturing on:
Stereotactic and high dose radiotherapy
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