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Claire Dempsey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Overview

Area(s) of Research Focus:

  • Volumetric optimization with image-guided HDR brachytherapy for cervical cancer
  • Deformable image registration in HDR brachytherapy

Education and Training

College: University of NSW

Graduate School: University of Newcastle

Published Works

Journal of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine, (DOI 10.1007/s13246-014-0307-4, October 2014 “Implications for dosimetric changes when introducing MR-guided brachytherapy for small volume cervix cancer: a comparison of CT and MR-based treatments in a single centre” C. Dempsey, G. Govindarajulu, S. Sridharan, A. Capp, P. O’Brien

Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy, Volume 6, April 2014, Pages 3-9 “Optimal single 3T MR imaging sequence for HDR brachytherapy of cervical cancer” C. Dempsey, J. Arm, L. Best, P. O’Brien, G. Govindarajulu and A.Capp

Journal of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine, Volume 36, Issue 4, December 2013, Pages 387-396 “ACPSEM ROSG brachytherapy working party recommendations for brachytherapy quality assurance” C. Dempsey, R. Smith, T. Nyathi, A. Ceylan, L. Howard, V. Patel, R. Das and A. Haworth

Brachytherapy, Volume 12, December 2013, Pages 637-644 “Dosimetric comparison of optimisation methods in multichannel intracavitary brachytherapy for superficial vaginal tumours” Lapuz, C. Dempsey, A. Capp and P. O’Brien

Journal of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine, Volume 34, Issue 4, December 2011, Pages 529-533 “Lessons learned from a HDR brachytherapy well ionisation chamber calibration error” Claire Dempsey

Journal of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine, Volume 33, Issue 4, December 2010, Pages 341-349 “Methodology for commissioning a brachytherapy treatment planning system in the era of 3D planning” Claire Dempsey

Journal of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine, Volume 29, Issue 4, December 2006, Pages 300-302 “Miniature LiF:Mg,Cu,P TLDs to study the effect of applicator material in 192-Ir brachytherapy” C. Hood, L. Duggan, S. Bazley, J. Denham and T. Kron