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2021

Weishaupt, Luca L.

T I Gurman Prize in Physics Award

from McGill University in 2021.

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Thibodeau-Antonacci, Alana

Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral Program Award

from NSERC in 2021.

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Weishaupt, Luca L.; Thibodeau-Antonacci, Alana; Garant, Aurelie; Singh, Kelita; Miller, Corey; Vuong, Té; Enger, Shirin A.

Deep learning based tumor segmentation of endoscopy images for rectal cancer patients Presentation

ESTRO Annual meeting, 27.08.2021.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: artificial intelligence, Deep Learning, endoscopy, tumor detection

DeCunha, Joseph M.; Villegas, Fernanda; Vallières, Martin; Torres, Jose; Camilleri-Broët, Sophie; Enger, Shirin A.

Patient-specific microdosimetry: a proof of concept Journal Article

In: Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2021, ISSN: 1361-6560.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Biological Effectiveness, Brachytherapy, Cellular Morphology, Microdosimetry, Patient-specific

Lecavalier-Barsoum, Magali; Khosrow-Khavar, Farzin; Asiev, Krum; Popovic, Marija; Vuong, Te; Enger, Shirin A.

Utilization of brachytherapy in Quebec, Canada Journal Article

In: Brachytherapy, pp. S1538–4721(21)00452–9, 2021, ISSN: 1873-1449.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: High dose rate brachytherapy, Interstitial brachytherapy, Intracavitary brachytherapy, Low dose rate brachytherapy, Number of brachytherapy treatments, Trends in utilization

Bui, Alaina; Childress, Lilian; Sankey, Jack; Seuntjens, Jan; Enger, Shirin A.

Effect of Incoming Particle Energy and Ionization Cluster Size on the G-value of Hydrated Electrons Presentation

AAPM 63rd Annual Meeting, 25.07.2021.

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Thibodeau-Antonacci, Alana; Jafarzadeh, Hossein; Carroll, Liam; Weishaupt, Luca L.

Mitacs Globalink Research Award Award

from MITACS in 2021.

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Bui, Alaina; Bekerat, Hamed; Enger, Shirin A.

Film measurements for verification of dose results in hydrated electron dosimetry Presentation

COMP Virtual Scientific Meeting, 25.06.2021.

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Bui, Alaina; Childress, Lilian; Sankey, Jack; Seuntjens, Jan; Enger, Shirin A.

Effect of incoming particle energy, cluster size, LET, and depth in water on the G-value of hydrated electrons Presentation

COMP Virtual Scientific Meeting, 22.06.2021.

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Weishaupt, Luca L.; Thibodeau-Antonacci, Alana; Garant, Aurelie; Singh, Kelita; Miller, Corey; Vuong, Té; Enger, Shirin A.

Inter-Observer Variability and Deep Learning in Rectal Tumor Segmentation from Endoscopy Images Presentation

The COMP Annual Scientific Meeting 2021, 22.06.2021.

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Morcos, Marc; Antaki, Majd; Thibodeau-Antonacci, Alana; Kalinowski, Jonathan; Glickman, Harry; Enger, Shirin A.

RapidBrachyMCTPS: An open-source dose calculation and optimization tool for brachytherapy research Presentation

COMP, 01.06.2021.

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Thibodeau-Antonacci, Alana; Vuong, Té; Bekerat, Hamed; Liang, Liheng; Enger, Shirin A.

Development of a Dynamic Shielding Intensity-Modulated Brachytherapy Applicator for the Treatment of Rectal Cancer Award

from Curietherapies in 2021.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Intensity Modulation, Intracavitary brachytherapy, Monte Carlo

Behmand, Behnaz; Evans, Michael D. C.; Kamio, Yuji; Enger, Shirin A.

Correlation between Radiation-induced Foci from 192Ir Brachytherapy and Tumor Nuclei Size Presentation

World Congress of Brachytherapy (WCB) - Online, 06.05.2021.

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Morcos, Marc; Viswanathan, Akila N.; Enger, Shirin A.

On the impact of absorbed dose specification, tissue heterogeneities, and applicator heterogeneities on Monte Carlo-based dosimetry of Ir-192, Se-75, and Yb-169 in conventional and intensity-modulated brachytherapy for the treatment of cervical cancer Journal Article

In: Medical Physics, 48 (5), pp. 2604–2613, 2021, ISSN: 2473-4209.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Brachytherapy, Computer-Assisted, dynamic shield brachytherapy, Female, Humans, IMBT, Intensity modulated brachytherapy, Iridium Radioisotopes, Monte Carlo Method, MR-guided brachytherapy, Radiotherapy Dosage, Radiotherapy Planning, rotating shield brachytherapy, RSBT, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms

Weishaupt, Luca L.; Torres, Jose; Camilleri-Broët, Sophie; Rayes, Roni F.; Spicer, Jonathan D.; Maldonado, Sabrina Côté; Enger, Shirin A.

Deep learning-based tumor segmentation on digital images of histopathology slides for microdosimetry applications Journal Article

In: arXiv:2105.01824 [physics], 2021, (arXiv: 2105.01824).

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Thibodeau-Antonacci, Alana; Vuong, Té; Bekerat, Hamed; Childress, Lilian; Enger, Shirin A.

OC-0112 development of a dynamic-shielding intensity modulated endorectal brachytherapy applicator Presentation

Radiotherapy and Oncology, 01.05.2021, ISBN: 0167-8140, 1879-0887.

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Zou, Yujing; Lecavalier-Barsoum, Magali; Enger, Shirin A.

Treatment outcome Prediction for gynecological cancers patients with a machine learning model using pre/post diagnostic image modalities and digital histopathology images Presentation

CRUK RadNet Manchester AI for Optimising Radiotherapy Outcomes Workshop, 10.02.2021.

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Weishaupt, Luca L.

Fire-Up - Radiation Treatment Outcome Prediction Presentation

Fire-Up Presentation, 09.02.2021.

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Morcos, Marc; Enger, Shirin A.

A novel minimally invasive IMBT delivery system for cervical cancer Presentation

JGH-Lady Davis Institute, 01.02.2021.

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Morcos, Marc; Antaki, Majd; Viswanathan, Akila N.; Enger, Shirin A.

A novel minimally invasive dynamic-shield, intensity-modulated brachytherapy system for the treatment of cervical cancer Journal Article

In: Medical Physics, 48 (1), pp. 71–79, 2021, ISSN: 2473-4209.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Brachytherapy, Computer-Assisted, Female, Humans, Image-guided cervix brachytherapy, Intensity modulated brachytherapy, Monte Carlo based dosimetry, Monte Carlo Method, MRI-guided GYN brachytherapy, Organs at Risk, Radiotherapy Dosage, Radiotherapy Planning, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms

DeCunha, Joseph M.; Poole, Christopher M.; Vallières, Martin; Torres, Jose; Camilleri-Broët, Sophie; Rayes, Roni F.; Spicer, Jonathan D.; Enger, Shirin A.

Development of patient-specific 3D models from histopathological samples for applications in radiation therapy Journal Article

In: Physica medica: PM: an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology: official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB), 81 , pp. 162–169, 2021, ISSN: 1724-191X.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Algorithms, Cell Nucleus, Cellular dosimetry, Histopathology, Humans, Microdosimetry, Patient-specific, Radiometry

DeCunha, Joseph M.; Villegas, Fernanda; Vallières, Martin; Torres, Jose; Camilleri-Broët, Sophie; Enger, Shirin A.

Patient-specific microdosimetry: a proof of concept Journal Article

In: Physics in Medicine & Biology, 2021, ISSN: 0031-9155.

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Deufel, Christopher; Weishaupt, Luca L.; Sayed, Hisham Kamal; Choo, Chunhee; Stish, Bradley

Deep learning for automated applicator reconstruction in high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy Journal Article

In: World Congress of Brachytherapy 2021, 2021, (Type: Journal Article).

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Weishaupt, Luca L.; Sayed, Hisham Kamal; Mao, Ximeng; Choo, Chunhee; Stish, Bradley; Enger, Shirin A.; Deufel, Christopher

Approaching automated applicator digitization from a new angle: using sagittal images to improve deep learning accuracy and robustness in high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy Journal Article

In: 2021 ABS Annual Meeting, 2021, (Type: Journal Article).

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Morcos, Marc; Viswanathan, Akila N.; Enger, Shirin A.

On the impact of absorbed dose specification, tissue heterogeneities, and applicator heterogeneities on Monte Carlo-based dosimetry of Ir-192, Se-75, and Yb-169 in conventional and intensity-modulated brachytherapy for the treatment of cervical cancer Journal Article

In: Medical Physics, 48 (5), pp. 2604–2613, 2021, ISSN: 2473-4209, (_eprint: https://aapm.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/mp.14802).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: dynamic shield brachytherapy, IMBT, Intensity modulated brachytherapy, MR-guided brachytherapy, rotating shield brachytherapy, RSBT

Morcos, Marc; Antaki, Majd; Viswanathan, Akila N.; Enger, Shirin A.

A novel, minimally invasive, dynamic‐shield, intensity‐modulated brachytherapy system for the treatment of cervical cancer. Editors’ pick. Miscellaneous

ESTRO Newsletter, 2021.

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Morcos, Marc; Enger, Shirin A.

MR-guided intensity modulated brachytherapy for gynecologic cancers Presentation

McGill FMT, 01.01.2021.

BibTeX | Tags: Image-guided cervix brachytherapy, Intensity modulated brachytherapy, Monte Carlo based dosimetry, MRI-guided GYN brachytherapy

2020

Antaki, Majd; Deufel, Christopher L; Enger, Shirin A.

Fast mixed integer optimization (FMIO) for high dose rate brachytherapy Journal Article

In: Physics in Medicine and Biology, 65 (21), pp. 215005, 2020, ISSN: 1361-6560.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Algorithms, Brachytherapy, Computer-Assisted, Humans, Linear Models, Male, Monte Carlo Method, Prostatic Neoplasms, Radiation Dosage, Radiotherapy Dosage, Radiotherapy Planning, Software, Time Factors

Bui, Alaina; Childress, Lilian; Sankey, Jack; Enger, Shirin A.

Developing a hydrated electron dosimeter and determining the G-value of hydrated electrons Presentation

Association Québécoise des Physicien(ne)s Médicaux Cliniques, 05.11.2020.

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Famulari, Gabriel; Enger, Shirin A.

La curiethérapie avec modulation d’intensité par blindage dynamique pour le cancer de la prostate Presentation

Association Québécoise des Physiciens Médicaux Cliniques (AQPMC) Annual Meeting in QC, 02.11.2020.

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Mao, Ximeng; Pineau, Joelle; Keyes, Roy; Enger, Shirin A.

RapidBrachyDL: Rapid Radiation Dose Calculations in Brachytherapy Via Deep Learning Journal Article

In: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 108 (3), pp. 802–812, 2020, ISSN: 1879-355X.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Brachytherapy, Colon, Computer, Computer-Assisted, Deep Learning, Female, Humans, Iridium Radioisotopes, Male, Monte Carlo Method, Neural Networks, Organs at Risk, Prostate, Prostatic Neoplasms, Radiotherapy Dosage, Radiotherapy Planning, Rectum, Retrospective Studies, Sigmoid, Urinary Bladder, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms

Turgeon, Vincent; Morcos, Marc; Antaki, Majd; Enger, Shirin A.

Impact of choices in dosimetric calculation method for high dose rate brachytherapy of breast cancer Presentation

Radiotherapy and Oncology, 01.11.2020, ISSN: 0167-8140, 1879-0887.

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Famulari, Gabriel; Rosales, Haydee M. Linares; Dupere, Justine; Medich, David C.; Beaulieu, Luc; Enger, Shirin A.

Monte Carlo dosimetric characterization of a new high dose rate 169 Yb brachytherapy source and independent verification using a multipoint plastic scintillator detector Journal Article

In: Medical Physics, 47 (9), pp. 4563–4573, 2020, ISSN: 2473-4209.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Brachytherapy, Geant4, IMBT, Monte Carlo Method, mPSD, Plastics, Radiometry, Radiotherapy Dosage, shielded applicator, TG-186, TG-43, Yb-169

Carroll, Liam; Croteau, Etienne; Kertzscher, Gustavo; Sarrhini, Otman; Turgeon, Vincent; Lecomte, Roger; Enger, Shirin A.

Cross-validation of a non-invasive positron detector to measure the arterial input function for pharmacokinetic modelling in dynamic positron emission tomography Journal Article

In: Physica medica: PM: an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology: official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB), 76 , pp. 92–99, 2020, ISSN: 1724-191X.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Algorithms, Arterial input function, Arteries, Dynamic PET, Electrons, Humans, Imaging, Non-invasive detector development, Phantoms, Positron-Emission Tomography, Scintillation

Behmand, Behnaz; Kamio, Yuji; Evans, Michael D. C.; Enger, Shirin A.

Correlation Between Radiation-Induced Foci and Tumor Nuclei Size Distribution Presentation

AAPM | COMP Virtual Meeting, 12.07.2020.

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Famulari, Gabriel; Enger, Shirin A.

AIM-Brachy: a novel intensity modulated brachytherapy (IMBT) delivery system for prostate cancer. Winner of the 2019 Jean Pouliot Prize for best paper published in 2019 awarded by Association Québécoise des Physicien(ne) Médicaux Cliniques. Award

from Association Québécoise des Physicien(ne) Médicaux Cliniques in 2020.

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Carroll, Liam

First prize for best presentation at the congrès annuel de l'AQPMC Award

from Congrès Annuel de l'AQPMC in 2020.

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Famulari, Gabriel; Enger, Shirin A.

Monte Carlo dosimetry of a custom-made 169Yb source for intensity modulated brachytherapy Presentation

MCMA, 20.06.2020.

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Morcos, Marc; Enger, Shirin A.

Monte Carlo Dosimetry Study of Novel Rotating MRI-Compatible Shielded Tandems for Intensity Modulated Cervix Brachytherapy Presentation

MCMA, 20.06.2020.

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Weishaupt, Luca L.; Sayed, Hisham Kamal; Mao, Ximeng; Choo, Chunhee; Stish, Bradley; Enger, Shirin A.; Deufel, Christopher

Approaching automated applicator digitization from a new angle - Using sagittal images to improve deep learning accuracy and robustness in high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy Presentation

12.06.2020, (Type: Journal Article).

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Weishaupt, Luca L.

Math And Physics Class Of 1965 Prize Award

from McGill University in 2020.

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Famulari, Gabriel; Alfieri, Joanne; Duclos, Marie; Vuong, Té; Enger, Shirin A.

Can intermediate-energy sources lead to elevated bone doses for prostate and head & neck high-dose-rate brachytherapy? Journal Article

In: Brachytherapy, 19 (2), pp. 255–263, 2020, ISSN: 1873-1449.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Bone and Bones, Brachytherapy, Cobalt Radioisotopes, Computer Simulation, Computer-Assisted, Dose calculation, Gadolinium, Humans, Intermediate-energy source, Iridium Radioisotopes, Male, Monte Carlo, Prostatic Neoplasms, Radiation Dosage, Radioisotopes, Radiotherapy Dosage, Radiotherapy Planning, Selenium Radioisotopes, Tissue composition, Tongue Neoplasms, Ytterbium

Kim, S. Peter; Cohalan, Claire; Juneau, Daniel; Enger, Shirin A.

Investigating the Self-calibration Factor for Yttrium-90 SPECT/CT Image-Based Dosimetry Radiation Presentation

Radiation Research Society, Winter Workshop in Big Sky, 04.03.2020.

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Famulari, Gabriel; Duclos, Marie; Enger, Shirin A.

A novel 169 Yb-based dynamic-shield intensity modulated brachytherapy delivery system for prostate cancer Journal Article

In: Medical Physics, 47 (3), pp. 859–868, 2020, ISSN: 2473-4209.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Brachytherapy, Cohort Studies, Computer-Assisted, Humans, IMBT, Intensity-Modulated, Male, Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo Method, prostate cancer, Prostatic Neoplasms, Radioisotopes, Radiotherapy, Radiotherapy Planning, Uncertainty, Yb-169, Ytterbium

Morcos, Marc; Enger, Shirin A.

Monte Carlo dosimetry study of novel rotating MRI-compatible shielded tandems for intensity modulated cervix brachytherapy Journal Article

In: Physica medica: PM: an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology: official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB), 71 , pp. 178–184, 2020, ISSN: 1724-191X.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Anisotropy, Brachytherapy, Female, Humans, Image-guided cervix brachytherapy, Intensity modulated brachytherapy, Intensity-Modulated, Iridium Radioisotopes, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Monte Carlo based dosimetry, Monte Carlo Method, MRI-guided GYN brachytherapy, Radiometry, Radiotherapy, Selenium Radioisotopes, Uterine Cervical Neoplasms, Ytterbium

Famulari, Gabriel; Alfieri, Joanne; Duclos, Marie; Vuong, Té; Enger, Shirin A.

Can intermediate-energy sources lead to elevated bone doses for prostate and head & neck high-dose-rate brachytherapy? Journal Article

In: Brachytherapy, 19 (2), pp. 255–263, 2020, ISSN: 1538-4721.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Brachytherapy, Dose calculation, Intermediate-energy source, Monte Carlo, Tissue composition

Mao, Ximeng; Pineau, Joelle; Keyes, Roy; Enger, Shirin A.

RapidBrachyDL: Rapid Radiation Dose Calculations in Brachytherapy Via Deep Learning Journal Article

In: Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 108 (3), pp. 802-812, 2020, ISSN: 0360-3016.

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Enger, Shirin A.; Vijande, Javier; Rivard, Mark J.

Model-Based Dose Calculation Algorithms for Brachytherapy Dosimetry Journal Article

In: Seminars in Radiation Oncology, 30 (1), pp. 77–86, 2020, ISSN: 1532-9461.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Algorithms, Brachytherapy, Computer-Assisted, Female, Humans, Male, Medical, Models, Neoplasms, Photons, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Radiometry, Radiotherapy Dosage, Radiotherapy Planning, Societies, Theoretical

Weishaupt, Luca L.; Torres, Jose; Camilleri-Broët, Sophie; Maldonado, Sabrina Côté; Enger, Shirin A.

Classification and Segmentation of Tumor Cells and Nuclei On Biopsy Slides Using Deep Learning for Microdosimetry Applications Journal Article

In: 2020 Joint AAPM textbar COMP Virtual Meeting, 2020, (Type: Journal Article).

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Famulari, Gabriel; Rosales, Haydee M. Linares; Dupere, Justine; Medich, David C.; Beaulieu, Luc; Enger, Shirin A.

Monte Carlo dosimetric characterization of a new high dose rate Yb brachytherapy source and independent verification using a multipoint plastic scintillator detector Journal Article

In: Medical Physics, 47 (9), pp. 4563–4573, 2020, ISSN: 2473-4209, (_eprint: https://aapm.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/mp.14336).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Geant4, IMBT, mPSD, shielded applicator, TG-186, TG-43, Yb-169

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