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Dr. Laura A. Dawson

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

University Health Network

Direct Phone: (416) ***-****       

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University Health Network

190 Elizabeth Street

Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4

Canada

Company Description

University Health Network consists of Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and The Michener Institute for Education at UHN. The scope of research and complexity of cases at U ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Full Professor In the Department of Radiation Oncology

University of Toronto

UT-DRO Professor

Fellows

Professor

UTDRO

Affiliations

Member of the NIH Funded Hepatobiliary Taskforce, the Gastrointestinal Cancer Steering Committee
University of Toronto

ACR Public Website Medical Advisor
RadiologyInfo

Full Member
School of Graduate Studies

Member of Numerous Committees
Radiation Therapy Oncology Group

Member of Numerous Committees
American Society of Clinical Oncology

Board Member
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

Education

MD

MD

University of Toronto

medical degree

University of Toronto

Web References (167 Total References)


2014 Annual Report – Medical Advisory Board | The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

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Laura Dawson, MD

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Laura Dawson, MD Dr. Dawson is a Full Professor / practicing radiation oncologist in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto. She is an internationally recognized leader in hepatobiliary radiation therapy, and is principal investigator of many clinical trials of radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma. She has published over 100 scientific papers mostly related to liver cancer radiation therapy, related to hepatic malignancies. 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...


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biography for each faculty member | Soren Bentzen | Anthony Brade | Rob Bristow | Laura Dawson | Dick Hill | Dave Hodgson | Mike Joiner | Marianne Koritzinsky | Stanley Liu | Mike Milosevic | Gerard Morton | Bert van der Kogel | Shun Wong | Brad Wouters | Faculty biographies.

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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. She 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.
Dr. Dawson is an internationally recognized leader in high precision liver radiotherapy. Dr. Dawson 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.
Dr. Dawson will be lecturing on:
Stereotactic and high dose radiotherapy
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Laura Dawson awarded Fellow of ASTRO designation

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Laura Dawson awarded Fellow of ASTRO designation Sep 8, 2016
Left: Dr. Laura Dawson on the bottom right, with the other Fellows of ASTRO 2016. Photo courtesy of ASTRO.
UT-DRO professor Laura Dawson has been named one of the ten Fellows of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) for 2016.
Through the Fellows of ASTRO designation, ASTRO "honors individuals who have significantly added to the field of radiation oncology in the areas of research, education, patient care or service and leadership. Designees also have been an active or emeritus member of ASTRO for at least 15 years, giving the equivalent of 10 years of service to ASTRO through committee service and similar activities. With the addition of the 2016 class, a total of 269 ASTRO members have received the FASTRO designation since the inception of the award in 2006. This is a prestigious designation that few people hold. Laura is the only Canadian receiving this award in 2016.
Laura is a Professor at UTDRO and a Radiation Oncologist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. She is an internationally recognized leader in hepatobiliary and liver metastases radiation therapy and in the use of advanced radiation technologies, including stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) and image guided radiation therapy (IGRT). At ASTRO, Laura is a past chair and vice-chair of the education council. She is also a past chair and sat on the organziing committee for ASTRO's state of the art meeting on IGRT, IMRT, SBRT.


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Laura Dawson, MD Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

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