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Slav Yartsev, PhD, DSc, MCCPM


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Medical Physicist, London Regional Cancer Program

Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario

Research Areas

Tomotherapy planning of small brain tumors, image guidance in radiation therapy, adaptive radiotherapy planning on decreasing gross tumor volumes

Selected recent publications

Survival prediction in high-grade gliomas using CT perfusion imaging,  Yeung TPC, Wang Y, He Y, Urbini B, Gafà R, Ulazzi L, Yartsev S, Bauman G, Lee TY, Fainardi E. J Neurooncol  123, N 1, 93-102 (2015).

Separating the dosimetric consequences of changing tumor anatomy from positional uncertainty for conventional fractionated lung cancer patients, Yartsev S, Chen J. Pract Radiat Oncol 5, N 5, e579-e580 (2015).

Image guidance procedures in radiotherapy for prostate cancer and the influence of BMI, Piotrowski T, Kaczmarek, Jodda A, Ryczkowski A, Bajon T, Rodrigues G, Yartsev S, J Radiother Pract 13, N 4, 410-417 (2014).

Assessment of inter-patient heterogeneity in tumor radiosensitivity for non-small cell lung cancer using tumor-volume variation data, Chvetsov AV, Yartsev S, Schwartz JL, Mayr N, Med Phys 41, N 6, 064101(2014).

Treatment planning studies in radiotherapy, Yartsev S, Muren LP, Thwaites DI, Radiother Oncol 109, N 3, 342-343 (2013).